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    Is this sentence correct?

    What I want to say is I need some time to make my final decision and I would inform you as soon as possible.

    This is what I wrote.

    As this is an very important decision, I would like to take sometime to make my final decision and will inform you at the earliest (or as soon as possible)/at my earliest
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    Re: Is this sentence correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by netgeek View Post
    What I want to say is I need some time to make my final decision and I would inform you as soon as possible.

    This is what I wrote.

    As this is an very important decision (I would rather use "question"/"issue" or similar term rather than repeat the word "decision"), I would like to take sometime to make my final decision and will inform you at the earliest (OK) (or "as soon as possible"OK) /at my earliest (No.)
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    Re: Is this sentence correct?

    However you word it, 'some' and 'time' are two distinct words, separated by a gap/space.

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    Re: Is this sentence correct?

    Thanks for both of you ! but can you explain why I cannot use My Earliest ?

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    Re: Is this sentence correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by netgeek View Post
    Thanks for both of you ! but can you explain why I cannot use My Earliest ?
    It is understandable, but using "my" in the phrase, it also has a sense of "I'm too busy to address the question/issue right now and I'll get to it when I have time".
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    Re: Is this sentence correct?

    Ok .I got it!
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