Daily Life - What's your name again?(0008)

A:  Nick! How's it going?
B:  Oh, hey...
A:  What are you doing in this neighbourhood? Do you live around here?
B:  Actually, my office is right around the corner.
A:  It was great to meet you last week at the conference. I really enjoyed our conversation about foreign investment.
B:  Yeah, yeah, it was really interesting. You know, I'm in a bit of a hurry, but here's my card. We should definitely meet up again and continue our discussion.
A:  Sure, you still have my contact details, right ?
B:  You know what, this is really embarrassing, but your name has just slipped my mind. Can you remind me?
A:  Sure, my name is Ana Ferris. Don't worry about it; it happens to me all the time. I'm terrible with names too.

Key Vocabulary

how's it goingphrasehow are you
around herephraseclose to here
around the cornerphraseon the next street
in bit of a hurryphrasemoving quickly, having no time
contact detailsphraseinformation required to contact someone, i.e. telephone number, email address
slip my mindphrasebeen forgotten
terrible withphrasebad at

Supplementary Vocabulary

around therephraseclose to there
to recognizeprinciple verb, imperativeto know and remember someone or something you have seen before
acquaintancecommon noun, singularsomeone you know, but who is not a close friend
in a rushphrasemove quickly, not have much time
forgetfulAdjectiveforgetting things easily