Jessie:Where are you going?
Masa:I'm going to stand in line to get one of the first iDopes. They go on sale this morning at 9 a.m.
玛莎：我要去排队买第一批iDope 。今天早上9点开始出售 。
Jessie:Why don't you just wait a couple of days when there'll be no line?
Masa:I'm sure they're going to sell out, and plus, I'm going to buy an extra one so I can resell it.
Jessie:You're going to resell it? Oh, you mean like scalping tickets.
Masa:You got it. I can put a markup on it and make a nice little profit.
玛莎：说对了 。我加价卖出就能赚一笔小钱 。
Jessie:You mean you're going to jack up the price.
Masa:I'm not gouging anybody. I'm just putting a little premium on a product that's in demand.
玛莎：我不会坑别人 。这个产品有需求，我只是加一点手续费罢了 。
Jessie:But what if they don't sell out? Won't you be stuck with an extra iDope?
Masa:I won't have any problems unloading it. Trust me, this is a simple case of supply and demand. I've got the supply and there's a big demand. Hey, where are you going?
玛莎：我一点儿都不担心卖不出去 。相信我，这是一个体现供求关系的简单例子 。 我的供应对应着很大的需求 。嘿，你要去哪里呢？
Jessie:I'm going with you. You're not the only one in this house who wants to earn a little extra dough.
杰西：我和你一起去 。你不是这屋子里唯一想赚点外快的人 。
Masa:I didn't say you could go with me.
Jessie:Why can't I?
Masa:Because then I'd be helping you to junk up the market. And that would be shooting myself in the foot.
玛莎：因为我是在帮你占市场 。这对我没好处 。
Shoot yourself in the foot
Meaning:If you shoot yourself in the foot, you harm yourself in some way by doing something stupid or making a silly mistake.
1. The Minister of Agriculture shot himself in the foot by saying that farmers couldn't understand economics because they weren't educated. He resigned soon after.
The head of the football association shot himself in the foot_____?
A. by telling a racist joke
B. by making some good decisions
C. by playing around with a gun
Translate the following sentence into English.
答案：Most of us follow the beat of our own different drummer.