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France Dispatch: Phrasing Questions Properly

Incorrect:
We have a stroller. Does your building have an elevator?
Oui.
Great.
Correct:
We have a stroller. Does your building have an elevator?
Oui.
Great. By any chance does it open in the middle of the stairwell?
Oui.
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