1 Heater must be disconnected from power supply before servicing switch.
2 We should install all-insulated switches.
3 Turn off the switch after using.
4 Make sure the current is switched off before you leave on holidays.
5 Don't touch electrical appliance with wet hand.
6 Don't wipe the TV with a wet towel.
7 The tap is leaking.
8 The whole bathroom floor is drenched with water.
9 Cover it with a piece of cloth and don't try to screw or it will get worse.
10 When water passes through the faucets, close them and check for possible leaks in the system.
11 How long has this faucet been broken?
12 The tap's stuck, and the sink's plugged.
13 I need to change a washer on the tap.
14 Turn on the tap now.
15 If the water drains out, that means the pipe hasn't been blocked up.
16 The plumber fixed that leaking faucet.
17 What seems to be the problem?
18 This VCR doesn't work.
19 The air-conditioner doesn't work.
20 There is something wrong with the refrigerator.
21 The hot water doesn't function in the dishwasher.
22 The vacuum cleaner has weak suction.
23 When I put a tape in, it makes a strange sound and the picture is black and white.
24 The air-conditioner isn't working because of an electrical fault.
25 Sounds like the head needs to be cleaned or changed.
26 I need to check it out thoroughly.
27 This machine has an electrical fault.
28 The watchdog has a fault.
29 There is something wrong with the motor.
30 The engine has broken down.
31 The television has given up the ghost.
32 The television tube has broken.
33 The air conditioner doesn't work.
34 The lights fused because the system was overloaded with electrical appliances.
35 It is vitally important to switch off the electricity before attempting to repair the television.
36 We've just suffered a power failure.
37 Now go down to the basement and find the circuit box.
38 Open it and check if there are any fuses blown out.
39 How do I know if it's blown out?
40 You'll see it's black and has burnt smell.
41 Then what shall I do?
42 Unscrew the burnt fuses and replace them with the good ones.
43 You can find them on the rack in the basement.
44 The lights have all fused.
45 There's a faulty connection in the fuse-box.
46 We should keep a spare fuse handy by the fuse box.
47 It seems that you've blown a fuse.
48 If the wires had met they would have fused all the lights.
49 The wiring is faulty and needs to be replaced.
50 You may have a fault on your line.
51 The electricity supply has been cut off at the mains.
52 There must be a break in the circuit.
53 Please locate the electric fault as soon as possib1e.
54 He soldered the broken wires together.
55 The heavy wind cut off the wire.
56 I would have nothing but a teacher's small pension.
57 Mother gives private lessons to supplement her income.
58 Susan augments her income by working in the evenings.
59 My grandmother decided to rent out a room to get extra income.