View Poll Results: If your purchase exceeds the amount of your gift certificate, just pay the ______.

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  • difference

    5 83.33%
  • balance

    1 16.67%
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  1. #1
    ggomad Guest

    difference or balance

    Which answer would you choose?

    Can both be good as an anwer?

  2. #2
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    I'd use 'balance' for a debt not a purchase.

  3. #3
    christea Guest
    Hello ggomad

    In the example you have quoted you would pay the difference.

    For Examle. Gift certificate has a value of £5 your purchase is £6 you would pay the' difference' which is (£6-£5) £1.

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