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    Cool advise

    Hello!

    Does this expression exist?: "Please advise upon receipt".

    Thank you
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    Re: advise

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello!

    Does this expression exist?: "Please advise upon receipt".

    Thank you
    W
    Yes, it exists. It's short for "please let us know when you receive this letter, package, etc."

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    Quote Originally Posted by riquecohen View Post
    Yes, it exists. It's short for "please let us know when you receive this letter, package, etc."

    Are supposed to write "advise us..."?

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    Re: advise

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Are supposed to write "advise us..."?
    As I've said, it's just shorthand. "Please advise us......." would be much better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by riquecohen View Post
    As I've said, it's just shorthand. "Please advise us......." would be much better.
    I mean, is "us" necessary,?

    "Please advise us upon receipt"?

    or can we also write:

    "Please advise upon receipt".

    Thank you
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    Re: advise

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    I mean, is "us" necessary,?

    "Please advise us upon receipt"? I like this one better.

    or can we also write:

    "Please advise upon receipt". You can write this. The recipient will know what it means.

    Thank you
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    Re: advise

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    I mean, is "us" necessary,?

    "Please advise us upon receipt"?

    or can we also write:

    "Please advise upon receipt".

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    Will, rique has answered your first question in post 4, and your second in post 2. What more can anyone write?

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    Re: advise

    Does this expression exist?: "Please advise upon receipt".
    It definitely exists. . . you've just typed it and I've just read it.

    So if it didn't exist before, it does now.

    Rover

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    Cool Re: advise

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    Will, rique has answered your first question in post 4, and your second in post 2. What more can anyone write?
    May I misunderstand things?

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    Re: advise

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    May I misunderstand things?
    What exactly do you not understand? Please read carefully post #s 4 and 6. If you still do not understand, please ask your question again and we will attemt to clarify.

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