Good News and Bad News

A man gets a telephone call from a doctor. The doctor says: About this medical test I did on you, I have some good news and some bad news.

The man asks for the good news first:

The good news is that you have 24 hours to live, says the doctor.

The man, incredulously: If that is the good news, then what is the bad news??

I couldn't reach you on the phone yesterday.

Vocabulary Help

  • good news, bad news - boas noticias, mas noticias
  • say (say, said, said) - dizer
  • reach - alcancar, contactar
  • yesterday - ontem

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