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    appreciated

    Is the sentence acceptable for native speakers?

    I can not tell how appreciated I am for your concern.

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    Re: appreciated

    Quote Originally Posted by ziawj2 View Post
    Is the sentence acceptable for native speakers?

    I can not tell how appreciated I am for your concern.
    No.

    I can't/cannot tell you how much I appreciate your concern.

    Or: I can't express/ put into words how....


    Or: ... how much your concern is appreciated.
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    Re: appreciated

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    No.

    I can't/cannot tell you how much I appreciate your concern.

    Or: I can't express/ put into words how....


    Or: ... how much your concen is appreciated.
    Can I correct it like this:

    I cannot tell how grateful I am for your concern.

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    Re: appreciated

    Quote Originally Posted by ziawj2 View Post
    Can I correct it like this:

    I cannot tell you how grateful I am for your concern.
    Without you the sentence suggests that you cannot judge how grateful you are.

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