(B = Businesswoman, T = Tony)
T: Excuse me. I work for a company called 'Comfort Tours' and...
B: Er, just a moment. Yes, can I help you now?
T: Yes, er, my company is looking for a partner, in Britain, to help with marketing and promotion.
B: You mean a British company?
T: Yes, that's right. Well, a company based in Britain.
B: Well, we're Italian, based in Venice. Can't you see the sign?
T: Oh, sorry. I didn't see it.
B: We only sell holidays in Italy, I'm afraid.
T: Oh. I'm sorry to trouble you, then.
B: No problem. You could try that stand over there.
T: Excuse me. I work for...
B2: [interrupts] I'm sorry, do you mind waiting a minute? I'm just dealing with this customer.
T: Oh, sorry.
B2: Yes, now, what can I do for you?
T: Well, I represent a company called 'Comfort Tours'. We're looking for someone to help us with marketing...
B2: [interrupts] ...to help with marketing?
T: Yes, yes, we...
B2: [interrupts] ...you need a company to help market your holidays?
T: Well, er, yes.
B2: [interrupts] Look, I'm sorry, but I don't work with other companies. I organise and sell my own tours and I'm very busy. So if you don't mind...
B2: I'm sorry, but I don't think we can help. Yes, madam, a trip to where is it?
T: Ok. Ok. Thanks for your time. Sorry to bother you.