Shawn: What's the matter? You look like you're about to blow your lid.
Rick: Yeah, let's just say I'm not happy.
Shawn: That's putting it lightly. What's up?
Rick: My friend Steve was supposed to come by here after work to give me a ride home. I lent him my car so he could take his girlfriend out for the day. I've been waiting 45 minutes and he's a no-show. I should have known better than to count on a flake like him.
Shawn: Maybe something came up . Have you tried calling him on his cell phone?
Rick: Yeah, I have and there's no answer. I can't believe he's left me high and dry.
Shawn: Tell you what. I'm almost done with my report. If you can wait another 15 minutes, I'll give you a lift home.
Rick: Really? That would be great.
Shawn: It's no big deal. But, I definitely don't want to be there when you find Steve.
背景链接：地道美语听力播客English as a Second Language Podcast (ESLPod)，是一家位于美国加州洛杉矶的英语教育研究机构推出的英文听力会话，于2005年7月23日首播， 主播Dr. Jeff McQuillan为南加州大学的语言学博士， 现专注于外国语学生的英语学习研究。该播客在iTunes store播客的教育子分类中，与Grammar Girl Just Vocabulary常居前三甲.