Language and other systems for making context
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Joe: OK, next. (He looks up towards the underside of the concrete slab. Harry walks a couple of steps, pointing upwards. Joe and Luc accompany him.) Harry: (…), right? (…) the ductwork coming down that way is

supposed to (go through there). Joe: Well as you were saying yesterday on the phone, Harry

that if (9-second pause while Joe spreads out a roll of drawings and looks at them) if we lower this part by three

inches… Harry: Yes. Joe: That will be fine, right? Harry: This should be fine, (because) the ductwork can be

penetrating through there OK (…) Joe: Because this is at twenty-six hundred and this is twenty

seven seventy-five. (These are figures in mm. for the height of the ceiling taken from the drawings)

Harry: That’s right.3