39. Asking the Landlord about Fixing a Problem


A: I'm having a problem.

B: What's the problem?

A: A pipe burst in my wall.

B: Is the pipe causing any water damage?

A: The water is causing mildew.

B: I can come fix the pipe sometime tomorrow.

A: Can I just call someone myself to fix it?

B: I don't think that would be a good idea.

A: You won't do it until tomorrow.

B: I guess you have a point.

A: So, I can call someone to fix it?

B: Go right ahead.


A: I have an issue.

B: What's going on?

A: There is a leaking pipe in my wall.

B: Is there any water damage?

A: There is mildew.

B: I'll go to your apartment tomorrow to fix the pipe.

A: Why can't I call someone to fix it today?

B: I'll just do it myself.

A: I need it done today.

B: You're right about that.

A: Are you okay with me calling a plumber?

B: That's fine.


A: There is a problem in my apartment.

B: What is it?

A: A pipe broke in my wall, and water is leaking.

B: Is the water causing any damage?

A: Yes, it's creating mildew on the walls.

B: I won't be able to fix the pipe until tomorrow.

A: I can call a plumber to fix it right now.

B: I'll do it for you.

A: You can't do it until tomorrow, and I need it fixed now.

B: That's true.

A: You're okay with me calling someone?

B: I'm all right with that.

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