A: Good morning, Mike!
B: Good morning, Bob!
A: How are you?
B: Fine. Thank you! How are you?
A: Very much the same. Thanks.
A: Good afternoon, Miss Lark!
B: Good afternoon, Mr. Morgan!
A: How is life?
B: No complaints. Thank you. How are things with you?
A: Nothing to boast of.
A: Good evening, Mrs. McArthy!
B: Good evening, Mr. Wiler! How is life treating you?
A: Life is going its usual way. How are you getting on?
B: I am going fine. Thank you.
A: Glad to hear it.
A: Hi, Helen!
B: Hi, Robert!
A: It’s a long time since I saw you last. Where have you been all this time?
B: I have just returned from Canada.
A: Was it a business trip?
A: I hope it was successful.
B: Oh, yes! One of the best.
A: Good evening, Ronald!
B: Good evening, Martin! You look upset. What’s the matter?
A: I’ve left the key to my office at home.
B: Take it easy. I’ll try to help you.
A: It will be very kind of you.