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    something stuck in my bathtub ...the water just stay in the tub and didnt go down.... I was gonna to call someone to fix it but I couldnt explain it well

    should I say " the drainer stuck " or "the drainer is broken"...
    also, I 'm not sure which word to use, drainer or downcomer or something else??

    thanks a lot~!!

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    Default Re: help...plz

    I'd say that the pipe is 'blocked'.

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    Default Re: help...plz

    You could just say "the water won't drain from my bathtub." Other suggestions (in addition to tdol's):
    The drain is plugged up
    The drain is stopped up
    The drain is clogged

    Good luck!

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    thank you so much~

    luckily the man understood "bathtub".... I was afraid they dont know what am I talkin about.....

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