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John: Is there anything else I can help you with?

A. Frank: That would be all.

B. Frank: That will be all.

1. Is it correct to reply with either A or B in the exchange above?

2. If yes, how are they different in meaning?

3. Can I also reply with "That is all"? How is it different from A and B?

4. Which of them would be the most common reply?

Please help me learn this. I would really appreciate it.
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1. Is it correct to reply with either A or B in the exchange above?-- Only B sounds natural.

2. If yes, how are they different in meaning?

3. Can I also reply with "That is all"? -- It is better than A, but still not quite natural. If it were a friendlier dialog, 'That's all, thanks' would sound good.

4. Which of them would be the most common reply?- That'll be all, thanks.
Thank you, Mister Micawber.

I see B is the best answer and "That is all" is still not quite natural. Is it not quite natural because it should be hyphenated to make it sound natural or because it should add "thanks" to sound natural?
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It is a matter of register. Your original sounds quite formal. 'That's all, thanks' is less so. At least, that's how I view it.
Thank you for the explanation. I now understand. Emotion: smile
What about replying with "That's it" or "That's it, thanks"?
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AnonymousWhat about replying with "That's it" or "That's it, thanks"?
Fine.
Would there be anything else. No that will be all

You are replying to a question asked nearly eight years ago.

It's not likely the original poster is still waiting for an answer.

Why not participate in more recent posts?

CJ

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