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  • So you let him leave?

  • Physically restraining someone is not in my job description.

restraining [rɪ'streɪnɪŋ]

adj. 抑制的,遏制的,控制的

v. 抑制( restrain的现在分词 )、管制、制止、控制

  • Well, what about your associate, the one who shared the background check? That was a confidential internal document. Stan should have never seen it. Why did you even have it?

confidential [ˌkɑnfɪˈdenʃl]

adj. 秘密的、机密的、表示信任的、亲密的

  • You didn't expect us to fire him without proof, did you?

  • Tori's right. Stan shouldn't have seen it.

  • Then I'm guilty of being thorough. Hey, I still don't understand why you haven't told us the whole truth. I mean, if you knew five years ago, why'd you make it sound like this is something recent?

thorough [ˈθɜroʊ]

adj. 彻底的,全面的,充分的,彻头彻尾的,根本的,详尽的,严密的、十足的,考虑周到的、非常精确的,(对细节)不厌其烦的、绝对的,完善的

prep. 〈古〉同“through”

n. [英史]专横政策

  • Because it only came to my attention two days ago.

  • Then who ordered the background check?

background check


  • It's routine. You check with human resources.

  • Is it routine for human resources to keep something from the CEO for half a decade?

  • What are you insinuating?

insinuating [ɪnˈsɪnjuˌetɪŋ]

adj. 曲意巴结的,暗示的

v. 暗示( insinuate的现在分词 )、巧妙或迂回地潜入、(使)缓慢进入、慢慢伸入

  • I think what Harvey is saying is given how quickly we tried to accomplish this, some of the details might have gotten lost.

  • What was also lost is that Stan never signed the severance package, which included the confidentiality agreement, which means if he decides to make waves, the whole point of avoiding negative publicity...

confidentiality agreement


publicity [pʌˈblɪsɪti]

n. 公众信息、宣传效用、宣传、公诸于众的状况、广告;注意

  • Harvey will track down Stan and make sure that he signs the severance package and the confidentiality agreement today. You have my word.