Rachel's job prevents her from celebrating her anniversary with Ross. Wanting more time to focus on her new job, she suggests the two take a break from their relationship. Joey and Chandler take Ross out to cheer him up. Convinced that Rachel has dumped him for a co-worker, Ross hooks up with a woman from the copy shop that Joey and Chandler have been after. Phoebe dates a diplomat who speaks no English. She convinces Monica to go out with them so the translator will have a date. When Monica and the translator hit it off Phoebe's chemistry with the diplomat comes to a halt because the two are unable to communicate.