• Hey, you're back from Glasgow?
  • Glasgow
  • How did it go?
  • Yeah, I got back yesterday afternoon.
  • It didn't go as well as we'd hoped.
  • Was there a problem?
  • Unfortunately...
  • For some reason, Glasgow office wasn't expecting us till Thursday.
  • Oh no. How did that happen?
  • I don't know.
  • But we had to make our own way to the office in rush hour
  • and then wait while the secretary got hold of Mary - who was out to lunch.
  • got hold of
    "got hold of"は"tried to contact"の意味。「(人と)連絡をとろうとする」
  • Grief, what a performance.
  • Grief
    "Grief"は"Good grief"の略。ショックや不信感を表す表現。
  • Did you get the chance to meet with everyone, in the end?
  • Yes, eventually.
  • They were very apologetic of course and took us all out to dinner.
  • That's good. Some place nice?
  • No, just the local pub.
  • pub
    "pub"は"Public House"の略。「パブ/バー」
  • But the food was good.

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