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    Default available/able to work

    Greeting. I need some help with the following sentence.

    My duty lasts for 12 months; therefore I won’t be available to work until 12 November 2009.


    I think able is much better (I won't be able to work) but i am not sure.

    Whats the difference between
    availability e.x time availability
    and ability e.x physical ability ?

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    Default Re: available/able to work

    You are right. Unavailable means busy or tied up. Unable means suffering from a deficiency or medical problem.

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    Default Re: available/able to work

    Quote Originally Posted by dervast View Post
    Greeting. I need some help with the following sentence.

    My duty lasts for 12 months; therefore I won’t be available to work until 12 November 2009.


    I think able is much better (I won't be able to work) but i am not sure.

    Whats the difference between
    availability e.x time availability
    and ability e.x physical ability ?
    'I won't be available for work...' or 'I won't be able to work...'

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    Default Re: available/able to work

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    'I won't be available for work...' or 'I won't be able to work...'
    Well but perhaps "i won't be able to work" means some king of deficiency as konugursvia said.

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    Default Re: available/able to work

    Quote Originally Posted by dervast View Post
    Well but perhaps "i won't be able to work" means some king of deficiency as konugursvia said.
    Yes, that's right. I agree with konugursvia.

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