It was an ambiguous response. He never was very clear what he wanted or what he meant. So she once again asked him, “Did you get the job or not?”
“They told me it was down to me and two other candidates. They will let me know, hopefully by Friday. No later than next Wednesday.” he said in a halfhearted way.
“Thank you for saying it clearly. I sure hope they see the potential in you.”
“Well I gave it my all either way. Either I fit the job title or I don’t, nothing I can do about it now.”
Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – ambiguous