Full blown English lesson for today. More information continuedin the comments along with an English voice message for the conversation.
Haruto and Frank are getting ready to meet a friend and have dinner together
Haruto: When did Cathy say she'd be here?
Frank: Sometime around 5
Haruto: Well it's quarter past already so..
Frank: Damn you're right. I guess she isn't showing up?
Haruto: Let's give her another 10 minutes or so then we can go on without her
Frank: Fair call, did she shoot you off anything before she left?
Haruto: Nope, nada
Frank: Hmm, maybe she left her phone at home?
Haruto: She's a bit of a clutz but she isn't that hopeless
Frank: True true, hey you never told me what you had in mind for
dinner tonight anyway?
Haruto: Oh there's this really great Vietnamese sub joint just a
stone's throw away from here
Frank: You don't say?
Haruto: Yeah, the thing is, it's REALLY popular right now so I think
it's gonna be jam packed or there will be a line longer than the
equator to get in.
Frank: Damn... If that falls through we can always go to our regular
Haruto: Haha I knew you'd say that. Sure why not. Oh hey there's
Cathy!! Hey Cathy!! Over here!!
Damn (Casual, Not too rude) - Oh no!! (Strong)
Fair call - Good idea, I understand what you're saying.
Nada - Nothing (Spanish, but used in English sometimes casually)
Clutz - (German/Jewish) Someone who is clumsy
Sub - A type of sandwich
The equator - A line that seperates the earth into the 'Northern
Hemisphere(half)' and 'Southern Hemisphere'
A "watering hole" - (Casual) A bar /pub
A stone's throw away (Not too far away)
The thing is ____ (The problem/issue is ____)
"I love Kyoto but the thing is, it's too crowded nowdays"
Jam packed - Crowded (jammed + packed = So crowded that you can't move)
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