Chapter 501: Matchmaking (Part Two)

So, as they ate, they just watched as the forty-or-so lady that was left-over and the close-to-fifty man that was left-over sneak peeks at each other. Elder Ye suddenly said to Zhou Zheng: “Little Zheng…”

Zhou Zheng immediately straightened his back and looked up at Elder Ye. “Yes, Uncle Ye?”

“Is work still going well?”

Zhou Zheng immediately replied, “I’ve been working hard.”

Elder Ye nodded. His cup was empty and Ye Ting immediately filled it for him.

Elder Ye looked at Ye Ting with satisfaction and then looked at Zhou Zheng and Elder Zhou. “Then, what happened today, does it count as work negligence?”

Zhou Zheng immediately shivered slightly as he put on a bitter smile. “Uncle Ye, you are right with your criticism.”

This was exerting pressure!

Elder Zhou immediately smiled and added, “You should still ask Little Cheng about this. After all, he was the one involved.”

Xu Cheng looked at Auntie Lan, and he saw that she seemed to have some positive feelings towards Zhou Zheng too. Then, seeing the look in her eyes, he knew Auntie Lan didn’t have the heart to get Zhou Zheng into trouble.

What Elder Ye meant was, I’m really not satisfied with your son’s work attitude today!

Elder Zhou meant, We should at least ask Ye Ting’s nephew Xu Cheng. After all, he’s part of her family, they should obviously get his opinion.

Ye Ting knew that if Xu Cheng denied Zhou Zheng, then this thing was done. It wasn’t exactly love at first sight for her too, but under the principle of not wanting to offend and upset other parties, she hoped Xu Cheng could handle this well so no one leaves feeling bad.

Xu Cheng smiled and said, “Uncle Zhou shouldn’t be blamed for this. His efficiency was already good enough, or I wouldn’t have been able to make it back in time for dinner.”

Elder Ye snorted. “If it wasn’t for Little Xiu that made the call, were you still planning to let Xu Cheng spend a few days in prison?”

Zhou Zheng immediately expressed his regretful attitude. “Elder Ye, this was indeed negligence on my end. I will rectify the situation immediately.”

“Yeah, if there’s a problem, you need to take care of it right away.” Elder Zhou smiled. He poured more drinks for Elder Ye as he increased the bargain. “Come, Elder Ye, let’s drink. I think, about our Little Zheng’s position, I think we can promote him to the first chair of the public safety bureau.”

Zhou Zheng was shocked.

Right now, he was still deputy-level. If he was to be promoted, then he would really join the A-tier positions in Yanjing!

His brothers were all in the top list within the A-tier, and it was only him that was lagging. Now, it seemed like Elder Zhou was determined to make this matchmaking happen. 

If he didn’t get promoted, it would indeed be difficult to satisfy Elder Ye, and it would also make Xu Cheng feel like the Zhou Family wasn’t treating this marriage seriously.

Elder Ye snorted. “We will see if this works out or now. After all, we have to respect Ye Ting’s wishes. I don’t like it if it’s forced.”

This was something Xu Cheng liked to hear. Don’t just think my aunt has to agree just because you are from the Zhou Family. If she doesn’t agree, nothing will happen.

“Of course.” Elder Zhou looked at Xu Cheng and said, “Then, Little Cheng, are you going to start working tonight?”

Xu Cheng nodded and said, “Tonight’s incident involves my friend and her dad’s business. If it doesn’t get resolved right away, I’m afraid that people will look for trouble from him, and I wouldn’t be able to focus on my work.”

Elder Zhou waved. “Just work with the peace of mind, I will just send Little Zheng out to take care of all of this.”

Xu Cheng said, “I also don’t know if this medicine will work. I might need two days of time.”(read on noodletowntranslated dot com to support the actual translators)

Zhou Zheng immediately said, “I will only need one day!”

Xu Cheng: “Uncle Zhou, I like your efficiency.”(read on noodletowntranslated dot com to support the actual translators)

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