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Talking Dictionary458. NYC Is So Exciting


458. His niece visited him in New York City. He took some time off from work. It was her first visit to the Big Apple. When she left, she said, "You're so lucky to live here. I'm going to move here after college. There's just so many places to go and things to do." He said, "Yes, but you need money to enjoy many of the things here. I work about 60 hours a week. I pay my bills every month, with a little money left over. Everyone thinks this city is so glamorous. They film TV shows and movies here. Famous and wealthy people live here. But if you're an ordinary person, there's no glamour. You go to work. You come home. You eat, watch a little TV, and sleep. Mostly sleep. They call this the city that never sleeps. But for me, sleep is all I want to do." 2.5


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