"You fed me tuna and cleaned my litter box, Harris, and I'm not going to forget it."
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"Now you're going to be procrastinating with the big boys."
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Anton's Bar and Grill
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"And this will be you new home."
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"Good news, Connors. I'm elevating you to crony."
"You're obviously under consideration for something."
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"Your sister got another promotion."
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"No matter how far you go with this firm, Paulson, don't lose your rudder."
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"The board of directors has given me new powers."
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"I started out eating homework. Now I shred documents."
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"The ginger root got the promotion because the ginger root is qualified."
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"You have a grossly exagerrated view of your own importance. You'll make an excellent department head."
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"Take care of your desk and it will take care of you."
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"Kicking you upstairs is, of course, just a ﬁgure of speech. What we're really doing is sending you deeper into the countryside."
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"How would you like to become Pope?"
"Nothing showy, but we would like to be publicized."
The guy who got in on the ground floor
"There are two ways we can go here - bark or bite."
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"I'd like you to head up the new team recently let go."
"And a hef pond good sirloin for my boy, Sergeant Koppleman."
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"It's not that important, Mamma. It's more like I got promoted to be Mr. Feinschreiber's assistant in the shipping department."
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"Which one do you want: the promotion or the happy marriage?"
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"I don't like all the responsibility that comes with my new pompousness."