同事之间一起吃顿饭可以很好的协调关系、沟通感情，比如 Donald 和 Debra：
Donald: Let's eat out, shall we?
Debra: I'm broke. I've gone through my paycheck for the week
Donald: Don't worry about it. It's my treat.
Debra: You're sure? You're so generous!
Donald: And nice, too.
Debra: So, where are you taking me?
Donald: Some place you've never been before. Donald's
Mary: Thanks for lunch. It was delicious.
Shelly: It's OK.
Mary: Next time lunch is on me.
Shelly: Don't be silly.
Mary: I'm serious.
Shelly: All right. Next time you'll treat.
Mary: It's a deal!
Louise: How often do you eat out, Shelly?
Shelly: Well, very often. I eat out almost five times a
Louise: Wow, I really envy you.
Shelly: Don't envy me. It's for business. In fact, I'm sick and tired of
restaurant food. Sometimes I just want a home-cooked
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