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    Aradhana Mittal is offline Newbie
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    I daily go through the following type of sentences in office. I am confused whether all are correct. Or, is there any better way to say them.


    Please wait, he is on the another call.
    Call me on 9253081676
    Call me at 9253081676
    You may reach me at my mobile no.
    I was messaged the plan of production.
    I am working on the computer.
    I am logged on.
    Open google and search.
    Log in to facebook and post some photos of you on it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aradhana Mittal View Post
    I daily go through the following type of sentences in office. I am confused whether all are correct. Or, is there any better way to say them.


    Please wait, he is on the another call.
    Okay. In AmE we would say please hold rather than please wait.

    Call me on 9253081676
    Usual in BrE

    Call me at 9253081676
    Usual in Ame. I am not sure which one is preferred in Indian English.

    You may reach me at my mobile no.
    Same distinction as above: at a phone number is AmE and on a number in BrE.

    I was messaged the plan of production.
    I received the plan of production via text message. It seems unlikely that the plan of production would be short enough to fit in a text message, but that is what I think "I was messaged" implies.

    I am working on the computer.
    I am logged on.
    Both are fine. The former could be a stand-alone computer. The latter implies "to a computer network."

    Open google and search.
    Or just "Google it."

    Log in to facebook and post some photos of you on it.
    How about: Post some photos of yourself on facebook.
    Hope that helps.

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    No one can hear the capital letter, but it's Facebook, not facebook.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: Call on my number

    Quote Originally Posted by Aradhana Mittal View Post
    I daily use the following type of sentences in my office. I am confused about whether all are correct. Is there any better way to say them?


    Please wait, he is taking the another call.

    Log in to facebook and post some photos of yourself on it.
    Rover

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    Thank you

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    Your appreciation is welcome but there is no need to write a new post to say thank you. Simply click on the Like button on any posts you found helpful. It means that we don't have to open the thread again to read your new post and then find that it doesn't include any new information or an additional question.




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