5. Accepting an Invitation to a Party


A: I'm calling because I got the invitation to your party in the mail.

B: I was worried that maybe it got lost.

A: No, it came in the mail yesterday.

B: So, will you be coming to the party?

A: You bet I'll be there.

B: Great! please feel free to bring your family.

A: I was actually looking forward to some time away from them.

B: Regardless if you come with them or solo, please don't bring any gifts.

A: Why is that?

B: My husband is having the whole thing catered.

A: I can at least bring a bottle of wine.

B: That would be nice.