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What's the biggest mistake you've ever made?
What's the worst decision you've ever made?
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Lesson 55 Video Transcript

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Interviewer: Uh, what's the biggest mistake you think you ever made?

Carlos: Uhm, gettin' divorced.

Interviewer: You got, that was a bad thing to do?

Carlos: Yeah.It was a bad thing to do.

Interviewer: And why was that a bad thing to do, do you think?

Carlos: Uhm, 'cause I believe I'm paying for it right now.

Interviewer: Ahhah! Okay, so if you had to do it over again, you would not have gotten that divorce?

Carlos: No, I wouldn't have. I'd have, I'd have, I'd have tried harder.

Interviewer: Tried harder?

Carlos: Yeah,I would have tried harder.

Interviewer: And so the next time you get married, do you think you're going to try harder?

Carlos: Gonna hold on.

Interviewer: You're going to hold on?

Carlos: I'mgoing to hold on.


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Interviewer: Uh, okay, so what's the worst decision you ever made?

Sid:  Wa' - the worst decision I ever made? Well, like, probably like, decisions in like,prior relationships. Things like that.

Interviewer: With women?

Sid: Yeah,with women, yeah.

Interviewer: Uh, okay. That's a very typical answer.

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Steve: Uh, the worst decision? Uh, not marrying a girl 6 years ago that I should have married.

Interviewer: Ooooh! Is there any recovery from that bad decision?

Steve:  What do you do? You just, lifejust goes on.

Interviewer: Life goes on.

Steve: Life goes on.

Interviewer: Life goes on.

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Interviewer:  Hi. What's your name?

Barbara: Barbara.

Interviewer: Where are you from?

Barbara: I'm from France.

Interviewer: You're from France?

Barbara: Yes.

Interviewer: Well, this is for the Marzio School in Marseille.

Barbara: Is it really?

Interviewer: Yeah.

Barbara: Oh my God.

Interviewer: And if you go to "realenglish dot com", you can see yourself.

Barbara: That would be great. I would love to see that!

Steve: Life goes on.