You have an important dinner to attend tonight. You need to borrow your friend Ana’s car bacause you have wrecked yours. The last time you borrowed it, you put a small dent in it. What do you say to her to get the car?
Make a request
Hello! What's going on?
you look confused
I have an important dinner to attend tonight, but my car has wrecked.
Could you give me a hand, please?
Greet my friend
what can I do for you?
I need to borrow your car, Ana.
I'm not sure, because you have left a small dent in my car.
wait for an answer
Yeah, I promise.
I promise to beore careful and I will return it when it's done.
please, just for dinner
Okay, be careful.
Really, do you promise?
Be polite: if my friendsays no, I tried to make a convincing promise to change the answer.