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    Hanka is offline Senior Member
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    Default May be coming to help

    Hello,

    could you please tell me what the sentence "they may be coming to help you" means here:

    In a fire emergency, do not endanger yourself unnecessarily. Let the professionals do the job. They may be coming to help you!

    Thank you very much in advance!


    Hanka

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: May be coming to help

    It's being a bit sarcastic- they are coming to help, but it suggests that people don't always let the experts work freely and try to do things themselves.

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