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  • Here to buy me a drink? That didn't go so well for me last time.

  • No. No, I'm here same as everyone else, to contribute to your reelection campaign. Actually, I already did. Pearson Hardman is now a platinum-level donor. Go, Follman.

reelection [ri'lekʃn]

n. 重选,重新当选

  • I know what you're doing.

  • Of course, you don't have to disclose this, and neither do we, but I am of the opinion that elections are about truth, and truth requires openness.

disclose [dɪsˈkloʊz]

vt. 公开、揭露、使显露、使暴露

  • You think you can get me to recuse by implying a conflict of interest?

implying

v. 暗示,暗指( imply的现在分词 )、必然包含、说明,表明

  • You know, I hadn't thought of that.

  • I'll simply return the money.

  • That is certainly your prerogative. But it could look like you took money for favors and then got scared. No one forced liquor down your throat, Ella. You got drunk, we played a bad joke, but that was a long time ago. You know, a man's reputation is at stake, and I'm not joking with you now. Cheers.

prerogative [prɪˈrɑgətɪv]

n. 特权,君权,天赋的特权(能力等)、特性,特点,显著的优点、[史]优先投票权、<美史>总督委任组成的法庭

adj. 有特权的、[罗史]有优先投票权的

liquor [ˈlɪkɚ]

n. 酒,烈性酒、含酒精饮料

vt. 浸泡、喝酒