Episode 09: Saving the business?

It seems that Fadi has secured the necessary investment for his business. How?

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Transcript

Harry: Hi there! Have you seen Fadi?

Olivia: ’Fraid not, not today anyway.

Johnny: Hi there! Has anyone seen Fadi today?

Magda: No! What’s all the interest in Fadi?

Harry: He owes us money!

Olivia: Oh dear ...

Magda: That sounds bad.

Olivia: Is this what happened to his great business idea?

Johnny: Yes.

All: Fadi!

Olivia: Everyone’s looking for you.

Fadi: Aren’t they always?

Magda: Not in a good way, though!

Fadi: Friends, friends ... Have no worries!

Johnny/Harry: What? What are you on about?

Fadi: I have saved the day!

Olivia: Go on ... what have you done this time?

Fadi: Secured the necessary investment to make “FindLondon” a huge success!

Harry: You have?

Johnny: And will we get our money back?

Fadi: If you want out, then you can leave.

Johnny: Hmmm ...

Fadi: But be warned ... You will be missing out on a major moneymaking opportunity.

Harry: How did you save the company?

Fadi: Erm, my uncle, actually. He’s pretty rich. And he thought “FindLondon” tourist services was a really good idea! So he’s invested lots of money ... and now we’re going to be rich too!

Johnny: OK, then. I’m still in.

Harry: Me too – executive director!

Johnny: Yeah ... well done, Fadi!

Harry: I feel like a really serious person now! A proper businessman! Even Bindyu’s family will like me!

Magda: Oh, Harry! There’s more to life than money you know!

Harry: Hey, I know that – but I don’t think Bindyu’s family do ...

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Submitted by jmajo on Mon, 09/12/2019 - 14:52

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Thanks a lot for the episode, it was very useful and funny. This site is really good.