W: I remember you said that you like China because it has cheap beers.
M: Yes, unbelievably cheap. Carlsberg is less than $1.
W: Why do you drink? I mean, where does drinking get you?
M: It's fashionable.
W: Come on, you don't even know that blinds following is a sign of immaturity1.
M: Mary, it's not about the blind following. What matter is I enjoy in drinking. It's like when you get off of work. You're so tired. You need to get relaxed. You can't just turn on the TV and keep watch the programs until you fall asleep. You need to make your after work time more fun.
W: How? By drinking?
M: Drinking is just part of it. I mean, you have a bunch of friends coming by and having fun. You drink and talk. And the more you drink, the more you talk. It make me so relaxed.
W: When did you begin to drink?
M: It's a long time ago. When I first went to a bar to pick up girls there. I saw the most beautiful girl sitting and sipping2 a coke. Then I went up to her and said:' Can I buy you a drink?'
W: And then?
M: Then I talked to her and got her number. You know what? When you don't know what to say? Just drink.
W: So you get drunk3 every day?
M: No, I'm not an alcoholic4. I get drunk only on fridays.
1 immaturity [ˌɪmə'tjʊərətɪ]
It traces the development of a young man from immaturity to maturity. 它描写一位青年从不成熟到成熟的发展过程。 来自辞典例句
Immaturity is the inability to use one's understanding without guidance from another. 不成熟就是不经他人的指引就无法运用自身的理解力。 来自互联网
2 sipping [sipɪŋ]
v.小口喝，呷，抿( sip的现在分词 )
She sat in the sun, idly sipping a cool drink. 她坐在阳光下懒洋洋地抿着冷饮。
She sat there, sipping at her tea. 她坐在那儿抿着茶。
3 drunk [drʌŋk]
People who drives when they are drunk should be heavily penalised.醉酒驾车的人应受重罚。
She found him drunk when she came home at night.她晚上回家时，经常发现他醉醺醺的。
4 alcoholic [ˌælkəˈhɒlɪk]
The alcoholic strength of brandy far exceeds that of wine.白兰地的酒精浓度远远超过葡萄酒。
Alcoholic drinks act as a poison to a child.酒精饮料对小孩犹如毒药。