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    air my complaints???

    Hi,


    I would like to know if I can use this expression: "air my complaints" in a letter of complaint, for example, "I am writing to air my complaints about the very poor service that I received at your restaurant".

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    Lily of the valley

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    Re: air my complaints???

    Quote Originally Posted by Lily of the valley View Post
    Hi,


    I would like to know if I can use this expression: "air my complaints" in a letter of complaint, for example, "I am writing to air my complaints about the very poor service that I received at your restaurant".

    Thanks,
    Lily of the valley
    Yes, you could. It would be more natural, though, to write "I am writing to complain about..."

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    #3

    Re: air my complaints???

    I agree- it's more of a descriptive term, so I wouldn't use it in a complaint but when talking about a complaint I made, or an opportunity to make one.

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    Re: air my complaints???

    Thank you very much for your help.

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