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    aren't leisure

    If you aren't leisure that time, leave the schedule for me.

    I wrote a short message to my landlady because the telephone does not work. Is the phrase ' aren't leisure' acceptable to native speakers? Is the phrase 'don't have time' more acceptable to you? And 'leave the schedule for me' a bit formal? Is ' call me' more proper in terms of style?

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    Re: aren't leisure

    No, "aren't leisure" doesn't make any sense.

    What do you mean by "leave the schedule for me?" Do you want her to tell you when she is free?

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    Re: aren't leisure

    If you aren't free at that time ..." Leisure" is a noun, not an adjective.

    That only works if you have suggested a specific time for her to come into your apartment and fix the telephone.

    Please come and fix my telephone on Monday at 3pm. If you are not free at that time, please let me know when you will be available.
    My telephone is broken. Please arrange for it to be repaired. Let me know when the repair will take place so that I can arrange to be here.
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