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1,219 - Expressing Disapproval

June 24th, 2016

Episode 410 of 463 episodes

You won’t always agree with the people you love. Learn how to talk about disagreeing with people in this episode. Slow dialog: 1:41 Explanations: 3:33 Fast dialog: 14:53 Lucinda: Maggie and Gerry are moving in together. They want to start a family. Thomas: I don’t approve of that. They’re not married and it’s a disgrace. Shame on them! Lucinda: I understand your objections, but they love each other and need our support, not our condemnation. Thomas: If I were their parents, I’d give them an earful. Someone should take them to task for making such irresponsible decisions. Lucinda: They know what they’re doing and it’s not our place to criticize their decision. Thomas: But I don’t have to like it. I’m not sending them a housewarming gift, that’s for sure. Lucinda: Too late. I sent one and signed both our names. Thomas: You did what?! How will they know I disapprove of what they’re doing when you go behind my back and do that? Lucinda: I think your reproach will come through loud and clear. Script by Dr. Lucy Tse