Jack, a smart businessman, talks to his son

— Jack: I want you to marry a girl of my choice.

— Son : “I will choose my own bride”.

— Jack: “But the girl is Bill Gates’s daughter.”

— Son : “Well, in that case…”

Next Jack approaches Bill Gates.

— Jack: “I have a husband for your daughter.”

— Bill Gates: “But my daughter is too young to marry.”

— Jack: “But this young man is a vice-president of the World Bank.”

— Bill Gates: “Ah, in that case…”

Finally Jack goes to see the president of the World Bank.

— Jack: “I have a young man to be recommended as a vice-president.”

— President: “But I already have more vice-presidents than I need.”

— Jack: “But this young man is Bill Gates’s son-in-law.”

— President: “Ah, in that case…..”

This is how business is done!!

Vocabulary Help

  • smart – esperto
  • talk – falar, conversar
  • marry – casar
  • choice – escolha
  • daughter – filha
  • husband – marido
  • need – precisar
  • son-in-law – genro