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    razia Guest

    Question the word "by"

    is this sentence correct?

    "why don't you just go by the office and check it out?"

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    Quote Originally Posted by razia
    is this sentence correct?

    "why don't you just go by the office and check it out?"
    Hi Razia,

    I would say: "Why don't you just stop by the office and check it out?"
    That to me sounds better, however I'm not a native English speaker. So if any natives could help out?

    Hope I helped you anyway!

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    I agree that 'stop by' sounds more natural, but 'go by' is fine, and would work well in certain contexts, such as in a car.

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