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    Default about the payment details

    1a) You should receive an email about the payment details from Paypal.
    1b) You should receive an email from Paypal about the payment details.

    2) Once Paypal has received the payment, I will send the items to you.

    Is 1a) and 1b) both correct?
    Is 2) correct?

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    Default Re: about the payment details

    Quote Originally Posted by goodstudent View Post
    1a) You should receive an email about the payment details from Paypal.
    1b) You should receive an email from Paypal about the payment details.

    2) Once Paypal has received the payment, I will send the items to you.

    Is 1a) and 1b) both correct?
    Is 2) correct?
    All are correct.

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    Default Re: about the payment details

    Is 1a) or 1b) equally correct? I mean is any one of them better English or more commonly used?

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    Default Re: about the payment details

    Quote Originally Posted by goodstudent View Post
    1a) You should receive an email about the payment details from Paypal.
    1b) You should receive an email from Paypal about the payment details.

    2) Once Paypal has received the payment, I will send the items to you.

    Is 1a) and 1b) both correct?
    Is 2) correct?
    1a is ambiguous. It is possible that the person is going to receive an email and the subject of that email is "payments details from PayPal". 1b is much clearer. The email about payment details will come from PayPal. Therefore, I prefer 1b.

    2 is fine.

    Note that PayPal contains two capital letters. It's a brand name so you should stick to the way they write it.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: about the payment details

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    1a is ambiguous. It is possible that the person is going to receive an email and the subject of that email is "payments details from PayPal". 1b is much clearer. The email about payment details will come from PayPal. Therefore, I prefer 1b.

    2 is fine.

    Note that PayPal contains two capital letters. It's a brand name so you should stick to the way they write it.
    I find no difference between 1 and 2.

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