Read the following conversations and complete the passages given below.
Patient : Can I have an appointment with the doctor this evening? I am very sick.
Receptionist : I’m sorry. There’s a long waiting list. You will have to wait for at least two weeks.
Patient : But by then I can die.
Receptionist : No problem.
A patient went to his doctor’s clinic and asked the receptionist (a) _______ with the doctor that evening. He said to the receptionist that he was very sick. The receptionist apologised saying that there (b) _________. She further added that (c)_________ for at least two weeks. When the patient said that he could be dead by then, the receptionist calmly replied that (d) __________.
(a) whether he could have an appointment
(b) was a long waiting list
(c) he would have to wait
(d) there was no problem