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Water damage
French writing exercise

Dégât des eaux

Noémie and Samuel investigate a water leak in their flat [US: apartment].

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise:
"downstairs neighbour", "a water mark", "what a pain!", "to know about [something]", "to call [someone] in", "a leak", "damage", "to cover expenses", "to turn the main water supply off", "to get worse (problem)".

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- The downstairs neighbour has just called me because she noticed a water mark on her ceiling which seems to be located under our bathroom. - What a pain! It's a good thing she saw it, otherwise we'd never have known [about it]. - Yes, now we need to call a plumber in so that he can find where the leak is coming from. - I really hope that there won't be too much damage and that our insurance will cover the expenses. - We should turn the main water supply off in the meantime so that the problem doesn't get worse. - I'll take care of that right now while you call the plumber.

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