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    PkuAdam is offline Newbie
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    Default Is 'pay a visit to' more formal than 'visit'?

    Hi, Teachers,

    Is 'pay a visit to' more formal than 'visit'?

    I'm wirting a email to a client -- which one is better? "Our global leaders would pay a visit to you in late August" or "Our global leaders would visit you in late August"?

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    Adam

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    Default Re: Is 'pay a visit to' more formal than 'visit'?

    Not a teacher.

    More words is almost always more formal. "Pay a visit" is more formal than "visit."

    Even better, since you are asking to be invited, say "we would like to pay a visit to you in late August."

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