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    Default transfer something from one plate to another

    Hi,

    I am transfering some rice from one plate to another, and I am seeking permission from someone.

    Can I use " shall I move the rice to other plate ?"

    or " shall I transfer the rice to the plart?"

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    Default Re: transfer something from one plate to another

    Quote Originally Posted by vishalinit View Post
    Hi,

    I am transfering some rice from one plate to another, and I am seeking permission from someone.

    Can I use " shall I move the rice to other plate ?"

    or " shall I transfer the rice to the plart?"
    "Transfer" is too technical. Unless you are striving for a facetious effect, do not use the word.

    How about this:
    Do you mind if I give you some rice from my plate?

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    Default Re: transfer something from one plate to another

    I m not entirely sure what you are trying to say, but it seems that you should say:
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    May I have some of your rice?


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    Default Re: transfer something from one plate to another

    Depending on the formality of the situation you might say the following

    "Do you mind if I serve you?" -- this would be amongst friends and you were holding the plate of rice in your hands...

    Not a teacher

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    Default Re: transfer something from one plate to another

    Quote Originally Posted by allenman View Post
    Depending on the formality of the situation you might say the following

    "Do you mind if I serve you?" -- this would be amongst friends and you were holding the plate of rice in your hands...

    Not a teacher
    That would seem to be appropriate here (along with "Would you like some of my rice?")


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