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    Roadster is offline Junior Member
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    Question unpleasantness

    Could tney you say this in a business letter: To avoid further unpleasantness we recommend acting at your earliest convenience. ?

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    Default Re: unpleasantness

    Quote Originally Posted by Roadster View Post
    Could tney you say this in a business letter?: To avoid further unpleasantness we recommend you acting at your earliest convenience. ?
    The question is what you asked, not what you cited. From a business perspective this letter would not force any action since "at your earliest convenience" leaves when the action is to be performed up to the person. The "earliest convenience" might be next December. This type of letter requires a definitive date - "...we recommend you acting before the fifth of July".

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