Business English

Tue, Dec 07, 2010 - Page 2

A: I made a reservation for an iPhone 4, but I have to wait until after the Lunar New Year to receive it. Why do I have to wait so long?

B: I heard that phone companies give new models to new subscribers and let old subscribers wait.

A: That’s really unfair. How can they do that?

B: It’s just a trick to boost their sales!

A:我預定了iPhone 4,但要等到農曆年後才能拿到手機。為什麼要等這麼久?

B:聽說電信公司把新款手機給新用戶,卻讓舊客戶苦等。

A:這樣很不公平,怎麼可以這樣呢?

B:這就是為了提升業績數量的手段啊!