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    Teacher, I am not sure if I have used the word "hold off" correctly. Is the 2nd sentence OK?

    We have requested you to write an appraisal report. Could you please hold off writing this report for the time being.

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    Re: hold off

    Quote Originally Posted by thomas615 View Post
    Teacher, I am not sure if I have used the word "hold off" correctly. Is the 2nd sentence OK?

    We have requested you to write an appraisal report. Could you please hold off writing this report for the time being.
    Yes, it's correct.

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