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    swimming pool key ??

    the situation is:

    I am trying to ask the apartment manager for a key to open the
    door of a fence around the pool.

    Which one is popular one? If they are all wrong, what is the correct way to say?

    1. May I get a key to the door of the fence around the pool? (too formal)
    2. May I get the swimming pool key? ( swimming pool can't have a key.

    3. May I get the key to access the swimming pool?

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    My opinion is worth zilch here but I like them all, with the same remark for the 1st one.

    FRC

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    May I have the key to the pool?


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    door or gate?

    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    May I have the key to the pool?

    thanks.

    It reminds me about another question.
    Is that a door or gate of the fence around the pool?

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    Re: swimming pool key ??


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    Re: door or gate?

    Quote Originally Posted by zhengl_2000 View Post
    thanks.

    It reminds me about another question.
    Is that a door or gate of the fence around the pool?
    Welcome to the forums, zhengl_2000!

    A fence has a gate!

    Cheers,
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    Re: swimming pool key ??

    Quote Originally Posted by topak View Post
    a wild try!

    may i have the key for me to be able to use the pool?
    Welcome to the forums, topak!

    "May I have the pool key?" The manager will understand exactly what you want!

    By the way, what city in Massachusetts are you from? I grew up in Boston!

    Cheers,
    Amigo

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