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Daily English 1037 - Ending a Party

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Gunther: I think this party has run its course and I’m ready to call it a night.

Maria: But there are still a few stragglers who seem reluctant to leave. How do we politely tell them to go home?

Gunther: I’ll just make an announcement.

Maria: Wait! That seems kind of rude. Let me try a few hints. I’ll tell them that we’re out of drinks.

Gunther: If you do that, one of those guys is liable to offer to make a beer run. That’s not going to do the trick.

Maria: What if I go over there, yawn, and comment on the lateness of the hour? That should be obvious enough without being too rude.

Gunther: Those people aren’t going to respond to subtlety. Let me handle this.

Maria: What are you going to do?

Gunther: I’m going to do what bars do at closing time. I’m turning up the lights and turning off the music.

Maria: And if that doesn’t work?

Gunther: I’m going to yell “lights out, people!” and mean it!

Category: Food + Drink