Must help the wife

Smith goes to see his supervisor in the front office. "Boss," he says, "we're doing some heavy house-cleaning at home tomorrow, and my wife needs me to help with the attic and the garage, moving and hauling stuff."

"We're short-handed, Smith" the boss replies. "I can't give you the day off."

"Thanks, boss," says Smith "I knew I could count on you!"

Vocabulary Help

  • attic - sotão
  • boss - chefe
  • count on you - contar com você
  • haul - puxar, arrastar
  • heavy - pesado
  • house cleaning - limpeza da casa
  • need - precisar
  • reply - responder
  • see (see, saw, seen) - ver
  • short-handed - falta de gente
  • stuff - coisas
  • wife - esposa

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