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    We'll see us next week.

    Is it really unacceptable to say "We'll see us next week." not even in a colloquial way. I did so in class yesterday and was told it should be "We'll see each other next week." Your comments are greatly appreciated.

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    Re: We'll see us next week.

    Quote Originally Posted by Notknowing View Post
    Is it really unacceptable to say "We'll see us next week." not even in a colloquial way. I did so in class yesterday and was told it should be "We'll see each other next week." Your comments are greatly appreciated.
    "We'll see us next week" is not correct. "We'll see each other next week" is the correct way to say it.


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    Re: We'll see us next week.

    Hello Bhaisahab,

    Thank you. I've heard people saying it though but will cancel it from my memory.

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    Re: We'll see us next week.

    Quote Originally Posted by Notknowing View Post
    Is it really unacceptable to say "We'll see us next week." not even in a colloquial way. I did so in class yesterday and was told it should be "We'll see each other next week." Your comments are greatly appreciated.
    Yes, it's awkward, as it's like saying ?He'll see himself next week or ?they'll see themselves next week.

    I use:

    • We'll see one another next week.
    • I'll see you (all) next week.

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    #5

    Re: We'll see us next week.

    Honestly, that's very fussy in my opinion!
    But okay, I will remember it
    "We'll see each other next week".
    Thanks.

    Maybe I always think about German, but there are differences

    Cheers!

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    Re: We'll see us next week.

    Quote Originally Posted by Nightmare85 View Post
    Honestly, that's very fussy in my opinion!
    But okay, I will remember it
    "We'll see each other next week".
    Thanks.
    I'm curious, so I'll ask: Why do you think 'We'll see each other next week' is very fussy?

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    #7

    Re: We'll see us next week.

    Because in German "We will see us next week." would be fully right.
    (If you translate it 100%.)

    But as I said:
    Both languages have their differences, people just have to know them

    Cheers!

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