"Let's see what s/he's got."
"And then we will find out, don't we?"
"I know you'll whip it into shape. You always do."
"I thought you were on leave?"
"And I thought we were supposed to be going together."
"Oh I can't leave them when s/he needs me the most."
"I had a feeling you would say something like that. So I brought us ...dinner."
"Oh, you're the most understanding life form I know."