Interview at the Firm
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There was a job opening in the country's most prestigious1 law firm and it finally comes down to Robert and Paul.
 
Both graduated magna cum laude from law school. Both come from good families. Both are equally attractive and well spoken. It's up to the senior partner to choose one, so he takes each candidate aside and asks, "Why did you become a lawyer?
 
Only seconds after talking to them both, he chooses Paul.
 
Baffled2, Robert takes Paul aside after the interview. "I don't understand why I was rejected. When Mr. Armstrong asked me why I became a lawyer, I said that I had the greatest respect for the law, that I'd lay down my life for the Constitution and that all I wanted was to do right by my clients. What in the world did you tell him?"
 
"I said I became a lawyer because of my hands," Paul replies.
 
"Your hands? What do you mean?"
 
"Well, I took a look one day and there wasn't any money in either of them!"


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1 prestigious nQ2xn     
adj.有威望的,有声望的,受尊敬的
参考例句:
  1. The young man graduated from a prestigious university.这个年轻人毕业于一所名牌大学。
  2. You may even join a prestigious magazine as a contributing editor.甚至可能会加入一个知名杂志做编辑。
2 baffled df7421c8240ea522e7ad7122479ea7f2     
adj.带有障板的,阻挡的v.使困难,使为难( baffle的过去式和过去分词 )
参考例句:
  1. The question baffled me completely and I couldn't answer it. 这个问题把我彻底难倒了,我答不出来。 来自《简明英汉词典》
  2. Her question has baffled me. 她的问题把我难倒了。 来自《现代汉英综合大词典》
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