Julia tells her husband, “James, that young couple that just moved in next door seem such a loving twosome. Every morning, when he leaves the house, he kisses her goodbye, and every evening when he comes home, he brings her a dozen roses. Now, why can’t you do that?”

“Gosh,” James says, “I hardly know the girl.”

Vocabulary Help

  • dozen roses – uma dúzia de rosas
  • house – casa
  • husband – marido
  • I hardly know the girl – Eu mal conheço a moça
  • kiss – beijo
  • leave (leave, left, left) – sair, partir
  • move in – mudar-se
  • next door – vizinho
  • tell (tell, told, told) – dizer, contar
  • young couple – jovem casal