Alter the Time Frame改变时间日程
Mel: Your provisions in the scope of work section are very restrictive. They don't give me much room to work.
Bill: That's why they're there. My client wants to hold ......
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For Your Information(背景介绍)
A sixth bargaining chip could be made by altering the job's time frame. A common problem with roofers, asphalt workers or any contractor that travels to work site is they make promises to start by a certain date and do, but then disappear for anywhere from a day to two weeks. Presumably they return to the job they abandoned to start yours on time, or perhaps to start another job on time as per that agreement.
If you want to avoid it, write penalties into the contract, it works. In most cases, simply having those restrictions prevents the problem so this generally won't be an issue, but it could be.内容来自 听力课堂网：http://www.tingclass.net/show-8543-245294-1.html