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    Please call me when you are off from work.

    1) Please call me when you are off from work.
    2) Please call after/when you get off work.
    3) Please call me when you have finish work.


    *Which one are the most common and acceptable way is saying it.

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    Re: Please call me when you are off from work.

    (not a teacher)

    3 is unacceptable. 1 and 2 are fine.

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    Re: Please call me when you are off from work.

    1 is not acceptable in BE. We don't use 'of' and 'from' together.

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    Re: Please call me when you are off from work.



    Please call me once you are off work. Is it acceptable?

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    Re: Please call me when you are off from work.

    Yes

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    Re: Please call me when you are off from work.

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post


    Please call me once you are off work. Is it acceptable?
    It's OK but I must admit that the first thing I think when I hear "off work" is "on sick leave/annual leave". In context, I'm sure it would be understood as "when you finish work" but if I didn't have the context I might think it meant "Please call me once you start your annual leave".

    I prefer "Please call me later, once you've finished/left work."
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Re: Please call me when you are off from work.

    Thanks for replying to my post and for teaching me.

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