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    Question Hurry, Get the line up.

    Hello~

    I would like to know expression that related to "LINE".
    I use this almost everyday but not sure how to say naturally and correctly.
    Help me please~~~~



    Husband: Can you see the people in the line? I told you shouldn't come a theater on Christmas.

    Wife: We are already here, so pleas stop grumbling and go and get the line up.

    …Husband walk up to the line.. and asks...

    Husband: Excuse me? Are you in the line?

    A: Oh, sorry, no I’m not in the line, you can line up.

    … He is in the line ans waiting for the tickets…. and Husband asks a person who is line behind him.

    Husband: Sorry but would you hold my spot for a sec please? I will go and get some COKE.

    B: Sure thing!

    Teach me please~

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    Re: Hurry, Get the line up.

    line = noun
    a string of people
    The line was too long for the show so we left.

    to "line up" = verb
    We need to line up before the show opens.
    Line up for the show before 6:00 p.m.

    in line = position or place
    He is in line for the show.
    I am not in line yet for the theater.
    We can get in the line before the show.

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    Re: Hurry, Get the line up.

    Many thanks for your hlep..

    I changed my sentence on the base of your instruction.

    Would you check if its correct pleae?


    Husband: Can you see the people in the line? I told you shouldn't come a theater on Christmas.

    Wife: We are already here, so pleas stop grumbling and go and line up.

    …Husband walk up to the line.. and asks...

    Husband: Excuse me? Are you in the line?

    A: Oh, sorry, no I’m not in line, you can line up.

    … He is in the line ans waiting for the tickets…. and Husband asks a person who is in line behind him.

    Husband: Sorry but would you hold my spot for a second please? I will go and get some COKE.

    B: Sure thing!

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    Re: Hurry, Get the line up.

    Quote Originally Posted by flytothesky View Post
    Many thanks for your hlep..

    I changed my sentence on the base of your instruction.

    Would you check if its correct please?


    Husband: Can you see the people in the line? I told you we shouldn't come to a theater on Christmas.

    Wife: We are already here, so please stop grumbling and go and line up.

    …Husband walks up to the line and asks...

    Husband: Excuse me? Are you in the line?

    A: Oh, sorry, no I’m not in line, you can line up. please go ahead.

    … He is in the line, waiting for the tickets…. and the Husband asks a person who is in line behind him.

    Husband: Sorry but would you hold my spot for a second please? I will go and get some COKE. (This sentence is grammatically correct, but you might want to consider these other options as being more polite:
    Sorry, but would you hold my spot for a second, please, while I go and get a Coke? or Sorry, but would you hold my spot for a second, please? I'd like to get a Coke.

    B: Sure thing!
    Good work, flytothesky!

    I hope this is helpful,

    Petra

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    Re: Hurry, Get the line up.

    Quote Originally Posted by flytothesky View Post
    Many thanks for your hlep..

    I changed my sentence on the base of your instruction.

    Would you check if its correct pleae?


    Husband: Can you see the people in the line? I told you shouldn't come a theater on Christmas.

    Wife: We are already here, so pleas stop grumbling and go and line up.

    …Husband walk up to the line.. and asks...

    Husband: Excuse me? Are you in the line?

    A: Oh, sorry, no I’m not in line, you can line up.

    … He is in the line ans waiting for the tickets…. and Husband asks a person who is in line behind him. OK

    Husband: Sorry but would you hold my spot for a secondOKplease? I will go and get some COKE. "I'm going to get some coke."

    B: Sure thing!
    "Get in the line" or "Come and get in line"
    A: "No, sorry, you can stand there".

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