Virginia:Hand me that screwdriver, will you?
Alonso:Don't tell me you're trying to fix that dryer yourself.
We need to call in an authorized repairman or repairwoman.
Virginia:Do you have any idea what they'll charge?
Alonso:All right, then I'll call a handyman and see if he knows anything about fixing dryers.
Virginia:If he doesn't, he might make matters worse.
I think it's just a matter of clearing a clog or replacing a worn component.
Alonso:Yes, but which one?
We should just upgrade to a newer model.
Virginia:This dryer does not need to be replaced.
It's not that old.
Alonso:But it's been on the fritz on and off for a year.
Virginia:I don't want to throw out a perfectly good appliance just because of a minor problem.
Alonso:Well, this “minor problem” is the reason I had to walk to work in damp clothes this morning.
Virginia:That wasn't so bad, was it?
Alonso:In the middle of winter?!
You try walking with icicles in the most uncomfortable places!
1.need to 需要
例句:Do not wait for good things to happen to you. You need to walk towards happiness.
2.call in 进来；来访
例句:Call in an architect or surveyor to oversee the work.
3.throw out 抛出；伸出
例句:The defense wants the district Judge to throw out the case.
4.walk to 步行去
例句:It was only a three-mile walk to Kabul from there.