欲加强难度还请移步《地道美语听力播客（快速版）》 My boss is a complete blowhard.
He likes to boast about his accomplishments and acquisitions every chance he gets.
Unfortunately, I seem to be his favorite audience.
Boss:You won't believe what I did over the weekend.
I went mountain climbing and skydiving.
What I wanted to say was, “Uh, spare me!”
But what I said instead was, “Oh, really? How exciting.”It doesn't take much encouragement to get him going.
Boss:And I found time to test-drive the new McQ sports car yesterday.
I'm thinking of buying one.
Do I really look that gullible?
I knew that the boss didn't have that kind of money, but I didn't let it show on my face and simply said, “That's a very impressive car.”
Boss:I have my eye on a luxury vacation condo by the lake.
Some lucky girl will get to stay there with me.
Now I knew he was blowing smoke, but what could I say?
I just muttered, “Lucky girl,” and left it at that.
What was the point of all that, unless…