Here I sit, having to listen to a sobbing lady instead of being on my way to more pleasant chores.
It must be difficult for you, having to make all the decisions now.
Or worse still, having to lie about that annoying old git in accounts and pretend we will miss him.
Given her first chance to rest in over two days, she sighed, exhausted and irritated at having to dig her own clothing out of a box.
Much as they detested having to make the phone call, both knew it was necessary.