I am really upset now, experts. I said there were two acceptable answers to the following, but my superiors said there was only one. Below is the question.
I really wanted to talk to him in person, but he was not available at that moment. His servant said he was working. She gave me his number, but I (don't/didn't) want the number. I know he doesn't like being called during working hours. *the bracketed one is the question.