Daily English 672 - Asking for More Time

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Dialogue/Story

Dan: Hello.

Marcia: Hi, Dan. What’s the status on the project? We’re still on schedule, right?

Dan: Uh, well, I’ve been meaning to call you about that. We’ve had a slight delay.

Marcia: What do you mean by “slight”? Are you saying that you won’t be able to meet the deadline?

Dan: Not exactly. I’m only asking that you grant us a short extension.

Marcia: How short?

Dan: A week or two, tops. We hit a minor snag, but we should have everything up and running in no time.

Marcia: If the project has come to a grinding halt, then it doesn’t sound like a minor snag. We’re running on a tight schedule and we don’t have a lot of time to spare.

Dan: I know that all too well.

Marcia: Good, then I don’t have to spell it out for you.

Dan: No, you don’t. My head is on the chopping block and the clock is ticking.

Category: Business


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