Paying the Bills
日期:2010-08-19 17:44

(单词翻译:单击)

Grace: Did you already pay the bills for this month?

Will: No, I haven't gotten around to it yet. Why?

Grace: We got a late notice from the credit card company. The notice says that they haven't received the payment yet and it's past the due date. We are being charged a late fee plus a finance charge of 15%.

Will: Let me see that. That can't be right. I paid the minimum payment on the last bill. I better call and talk to customer service tomorrow. I'm sure it's a mix-up.

Grace: I really hope so. The last time we were late with the payment, I tried calling them and telling them that the check was in the mail, but they didn't buy it.

Will: That's different. Don't worry about it. I'm sure I'll get it straightened out. Worse comes to worst, we're only a month late. They won't send the collection agency after us.

Grace: I know I can count on you to take care of it. I just don't want this late payment to affect our credit rating.

Will: Leave it to me. I'll take care of it on Monday. It's as good as done.

Script by Dr. Lucy Tse

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  • affectvt. 影响,作用,感动
  • collectionn. 收集,收取,聚集,收藏品,募捐
  • paymentn. 支付,付款,报偿,报应
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  • checkn. 检查,支票,账单,制止,阻止物,检验标准,方格图案
  • gracen. 优美,优雅,恩惠 vt. 使荣耀,使优美