Slow down ............ Fast !
Alex has been having frequent headaches , and feeling generally run-down . At the office , John notices that Alex doesn’t look well .
A : Say,Alex,you look terrible.What’s wrong ?
B : I’m not sure.I always feel sort of run-down,and headaches keep coming.
A : That doesn’t sound too good.Are you taking any medication for it ?
B: Just aspirin.But it doesn’t seem to help.
A : What did the doctor say the problem is ?
B : Well,he believes if I don’t slow down,I’ll be in real trouble.
A : You mean he was referring to stress _ all the tension from work ?
B : Yeah.But the more I try not to be nervous,the more nervous I feel .
Some meaning explanation :
1. Keep coming : repeating
2. Sort of : kind of
3. Tension : feeling of worry
4 . Slow down : stop working