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    would you

    Is this phrase "would you be so kind" common? I would say "Would you please email the document to me?"

    Would you be so kind as to email the document to me?

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    Re: would you

    Quote Originally Posted by thomas615 View Post
    Is this phrase "would you be so kind" common?
    Yes, it is.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: would you

    But "would you be so kind as to please email the document to me?" would be a little excessive.

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    Re: would you

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    But "would you be so kind as to please email the document to me?" would be a little excessive.

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    It is very polite!

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    Re: would you

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    It is very polite!
    I would consider it excessively polite.

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