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Thank You In Advance?
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I am quite curious if it's quite logical and reasonable to say 'thank you in advance'. I know it's quite common, but I've never used it. Would a native say so? I would also like a few comments (of yours) on this.
May 26 2012 08:43:35
I would just stick to using
Thank You in advance
sounds ... different ...
May 26 2012 10:41:22
Kartik Raj Kanna
Thanks for your reply, KRK. I suppose you haven't used it too.
May 26 2012 15:35:06
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It's OK in casual English. But it assumes that the other person will do what is asked, so only use it if you are sure about this.
I would avoid it in business English.
May 26 2012 19:11:57
Thank you very much, Clive.
May 26 2012 19:13:27
I guess we can use it here (englishforums.com) as it's for knowledge purposes and not for any business opportunities.
May 28 2012 10:02:16
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I guess we can use it here (englishforums.com)
It's definitely better than saying nothing at all(some people forget say 'thank you')
May 28 2012 10:12:20
May 28 2012 10:14:00
Yes, I'm constantly amazed at how some people here never say 'please' or 'thank you'.
I'm starting to wonder if politeness is just not a feature of some cultures at all.
May 28 2012 13:01:01
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