2. Subleasing

1. Repeat

A: I heard that you're looking for an apartment.

B: Yes. Who told you that?

A: A friend of ours told me.

B: Why are you asking?

A: I was asking because I found an apartment.

B: Why are you telling me this?

A: I was wondering if you wanted to sublease with me.

B: I sure would!

A: Since we're subleasing, we can each pay half of the rent.

B: How much is the rent each month?

A: It's $1000 a month.

B: That's wonderful.

2. Repeat

A: Are you still looking for an apartment?

B: Who said I was?

A: One of our friends let me know.

B: Why'd you want to know?

A: I found an apartment for lease.

B: So what?

A: I wanted to know if you would sublease the apartment with me.

B: That would be great!

A: That's great, because this way we can go halves on the rent.

B: What's rent?

A: It's $1,000 each month, but it'll only cost us $500 a month each.

B: I like the sound of that.

3. Repeat

A: Is it true that you're looking for an apartment?

B: I am. How'd you know?

A: I heard it from one of our friends.

B: Well then, why do you ask if I'm looking for an apartment?

A: I was thinking about leasing this apartment.

B: What does this have to do with me?

A: Would you like to sublease the apartment with me?

B: I would love to!

A: This way, we'll each have to pay only half the rent.

B: How much is the rent?

A: For each of us, it's $500 every month.

B: Sounds good to me.

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