Thomas. And where have you been?
The village. To send a telegram, if you must know.
Oh, pardon me for living.
Well, Murray didn't stay long.
Does her Ladyship know how they left it?
They talked it all through on the way back from the church.
If I was still his valet, I'd get it out of him.
Bates won't say a word.
He will not.
I'd bet you a tanner he's a spy in the other direction.
I wanted that job.
We were all right together, his Lordship and me.
Then be sure to get your foot in the door when Bates is gone.
We can't get rid of him just because he talks behind our backs.
There's more than one way to skin a cat.
1. 情景： 你的一个同事总有机会接近你公司总经理的秘书，凭借他的机灵圆滑，可以拐弯抹角从秘书嘴巴套出很多暂时不公开的会议决定或其他信息等等。
句型：Sb can get out something out of someone.
操练： My friend called John always gets chances to be close to the secretary at our company and gets a lot of secret informations out of her.
2. 情景： 你在单位里和你的一个同事能力相当，可是你总是是一个兵而受到他的指挥，这使得你很郁闷。有个朋友听说你的同事准备离职了，告诉你要立马找关系活动活动，跟领导紧密接触而得到这个职位，在你的同事前脚一走，你后脚就要跟上拿下这份工作。
句型： Sb gets his foot in the door when someone is gone.
操练： You must get get your foot in the door to get the job when Mary is gone who is always ordering you around.