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    Question they were on the case

    Even that small pleasure was denied to me as our house was plunged into darkness by a power cut. Groping for a torch, I ventured outside and quickly established that the whole neighbourhood was without electricity.

    The phones were dead, too, so I reported the fault using my mobile. A helpful woman on the emergency desk assured me they were on the case.
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    What does 'they were on the case' refer to? They were fixing it?

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    Re: they were on the case

    Quote Originally Posted by thedaffodils View Post

    What does 'they were on the case' refer to? They were fixing it?

    Thanks!
    Precisely that. They were fixing it.

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    Re: they were on the case

    Quote Originally Posted by Linguist__ View Post
    Precisely that. They were fixing it.
    Thank you for your help.

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