Read her the first passage.
"I'll never forget the night Victoria and I met.
"New year's eve,
"In her eyes, I saw kindness and fire
"and something else--
"a deep sadness to match my own.
"It had been two years since I had said good-bye to my wife.
"And the pain of that loss was as crippling on that night
As it was the day I laid eyes on her for the last time."
Let's cut to the chase, shall we? How much?
For the journal. How much?
I don't want your money.
Then pray, what do you want?
I want to know about my mother.
Read her the next passage.
"the only person to whom I ever confided the truth about Kara
What truth is he talking about?
All I know is what he told me.
That your mother died in a mental institution
when you were a very little girl.
Let's cut to the chase, shall we?我们还是直入主题吧
Expenditure on road repair has been cut to an irreducible minimum.
There's no short cut to take in this problem.
I want to know about my mother.我想知道我母亲的事情
know about知道； 了解； 听说过有关 ... 的情况
Yes, I do know about the accident.
I'd love to know about the plan.
What truth is he talking about?他说的实情是什么事
I never talk about gossip.
Please don't talk about it in front of the children.