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    Could anybody help me to point out which of the following sentence is / are correct? Does each of them carry different meanings?

    Sentence 1
    1.1) I will be away from office tomorrow and back next week
    1.2) I will be away from office tomorrow and be back next week
    1.3) I will be away from office tomorrow and will be back next week


    Sentence 2
    2.1) I will let you know once I got the message
    2.2) I will let you know once I have got the message
    2.3) I will let you know once I get the message

    Many thanks

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    learner

    1.1
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    Default Re: Which of the following sentence is correct?

    Sentences 1.3 and 2.3 are the correct choices, in my opinion.

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    1.1 is fine too, and 1.2 is probably okay grammatically but sounds odd.

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    1.2) I see the sentence such as gramatically incorrect one.
    1.3 is gramatically correct, I think, but there is no need to repeat those auxiliaries which carry the same aspect of the tense which has already been expresed in the first clause.
    The sentence has been made of two clauses which are connected using conjuction and such as an connector.

    2.1) I am late letting you know after I got the message.
    2.2) I should let you know right on time. (at the moment when I've got it)

    2.3) I think, the aspect is in use but in my opinion isn't exactly the right one. ( 2.2 is much better choice)
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    Many thanks for your thorough explanation

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    1.1. and 1.2.

    2.3

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    You're welcome brat.
    If I've known I'll tell ya.

    If I don't know I'll read or ask about as well.
    Then I'll tell ya at the moment I have got it.
    I really can not do it before that very moment at which I've got it first.
    I've got here means I understood too, of course.

    @bhaisahab's 2.3
    why to do things more quickly then normal?
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    Quote Originally Posted by brat View Post
    Could anybody help me to point out which of the following sentence is / are correct? Does each of them carry different meanings?

    Sentence 1
    1.1) I will be away from office tomorrow and back next week
    1.2) I will be away from office tomorrow and be back next week
    1.3) I will be away from office tomorrow and will be back next week


    Sentence 2
    2.1) I will let you know once I got the message
    2.2) I will let you know once I have got the message
    2.3) I will let you know once I get the message

    Many thanks
    2.1) I will let you know once I got the message
    2.2) I will let you know once I have got the message
    2.3) I will let you know once I get the message

    'Got' in the sense that it is being used here means 'recieved'. therefore;
    'I will let you know once I recieved the message.' This is not ok.

    'I will let you know once I have recieved the message.' This is ok.

    'I will let you know once I recieve the message.' This is ok.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    2.1) I will let you know once I got the message
    2.2) I will let you know once I have got the message
    2.3) I will let you know once I get the message

    'Got' in the sense that it is being used here means 'recieved'. therefore;
    'I will let you know once I recieved (received) the message.' This is not ok.

    'I will let you know once I have recieved (receive) the message.' This is ok.

    'I will let you know once I recieve (receive)the message.' This is ok. I did say it was ok in my the first post under this topic but I also said 2.2 was perfect! (present perfect)
    he, he, will I be thanked for the correction (receive)

    Anyway in short time I am off on here and not be back a few days.
    I know you will be very sorry for not having my answering back!

    best regards
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