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  • Ms.Cromwell, remember me?

  • Yes, unfortunately. If you'll excuse me...

  • We have a job we'd like to offer you.

  • Not interested.

  • You haven't even heard what it is.

  • I don't need to know what it is. I don't do business with people I don't trust.

  • You're a corporate spy.

spy [spaɪ]

n. 间谍、密探

vt. 看见、秘密监视、精心调查

vi. 当间谍、从事间谍活动、暗中监视、详察

  • Not anymore-- 'cause the last mystery man she brought me said word wouldn't get out about our little arrangement. Well, it did, so now I'm trying to make it as a legitimate headhunter, which pays about 10% of what I made before, so, if you'll excuse me, I'm meeting with an actual client in a few minutes.

mystery [ˈmɪstəri]

n. 秘密,谜、神秘,神秘的事物、推理小说,推理剧、常作 mysteries 秘技,秘诀

headhunter

n. 猎头、物色人才的人、(原始部落中)割取敌人首级作为战利品的人、<俚>清除政敌者

  • Ms.Cromwell, please. A mother of three was killed in a car accident, and she was 39 years old. Now her husband can't support his children because Acumen Insurance is trying to scam him out of their claim.

  • What am I supposed to do about that?

  • This can't be the first time they've done this. And we're betting that there isn't a major corporation in this city that you don't have access to. Please. You can help these people.

  • I don't give a shit about helping people. I give a shit about helping me, which is why I want $50,000.

  • What?

  • I just told you-- you cost me millions. So if you want my help...

  • Okay, never mind. Mike, I knew this was a bad idea.

  • We'll pay it. Rachel, if she can get us something we can use, it's worth it. It'll come out of the settlement offer.

settlement [ˈsɛtlmənt]

n. 解决、结算、<律>金钱或财产的转让(契约)、沉淀、定居点

  • Uh-uh, I want it up front.

  • And how do we know that you won't take the money and say that you couldn't find anything?

  • You don't, but, given the fact that you're still here, it doesn't look like you have much of a choice.