6. Asking about the Neighborhood


A: I wanted to ask you a few questions.

B: What about?

A: They are pertaining to the neighborhood that the apartment is in.

B: Sure. What would you like to know?

A: What can you tell me about the neighborhood?

B: In all honesty, the neighborhood could be a little nicer.

A: What do you mean by that?

B: The neighborhood streets are a little dirty.

A: Is there anything else wrong with the neighborhood?

B: That's just about it.

A: Hopefully the cleanliness problem will get better.

B: I hope so, too.


A: I have a few questions for you.

B: What are your questions about?

A: They're questions about the neighborhood.

B: What are your questions?

A: If you don't mind, would you tell me something about the neighborhood?

B: I think the neighborhood could be better.

A: What problems does the neighborhood have?

B: A lot of the streets are rather unclean.

A: What else is wrong with it?

B: Nothing else that I can think of.

A: Maybe in time they will clean up the streets.

B: Maybe they will.


A: May I ask you a couple of questions?

B: What are these questions pertaining to?

A: Just a few questions about the neighborhood.

B: Okay. Ask away.

A: Tell me about the neighborhood.

B: The neighborhood does have its problems.

A: How is that?

B: What I mean is that the streets aren't all that clean.

A: Are there any other problems?

B: Other than it not being so clean, it's actually a nice neighborhood.

A: I'm sure that the problem will eventually be fixed.

B: I hope that you're right.

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