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Dialogue (please click on the arrow to expand)
Alice: Hi, Jean! How are you?
Jean: I think I'm coming down with flu. Everything hurts!
Alice: You poor thing! Are you running a fever?
Jean: No, but I've got a sore throat and a headache.
Alice: Sounds like you've caught that nasty cold that's going around. Have you called in sick?
Jean: Yes. My boss wasn't happy. Many of my colleagues are also off sick.
Alice: I hope Ben is taking good care of you.
Jean: He's not feeling well either. His back is giving him trouble.
Alice: He should see a doctor.
Jean: He just takes painkillers, although they give him stomachache.
Alice: They can make him ill! Do you need anything from the chemist's?
Jean: Well, maybe just something over the counter...Achoo!
Alice: Bless you!
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