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    is this sentence correct?

    Mary will come in and meet with both of you next Tuesday.

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    Default Re: to come in

    I think it is correct.

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    Default Re: to come in

    It depends on the context, I'd say. It's more common to use "come", but if it's a specific place you are talking about that people have to go in to meet, like a room or, more dramatic, a spacecraft, I think you can add in to emphasize the idea.

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    Default Re: to come in

    Quote Originally Posted by Jenniferhu View Post
    It's more common to use "come", but if it's a specific place you are talking about that people have to go in to meet, like a room or, more dramatic, a spacecraft, I think you can add in to emphasize the idea.
    The 'place' does not have to be so specific. If Mary lives out of town, she could well come in to meet people.

    As a speaker of BrE, I would use 'meet' rather than 'meet with', thomas, but that's a personal preference. Your sentence is fine.
    Last edited by 5jj; 23-Apr-2012 at 09:09. Reason: typo
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