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    #1

    Congratulate him on my behalf

    Which of these three sentences do you think is the most commonly used?

    1. congratulate him on my behalf
    2. congratulate him for me
    3. give him my congratulations

    Thank you very much

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    #2

    Re: Congratulate him on my behalf

    Either 2 or 3.

    Or "Please pass on my congratulations."
    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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    #3

    Re: Congratulate him on my behalf

    Quote Originally Posted by ratóncolorao View Post
    Which of these three sentences do you think is the most commonly used?

    1. congratulate him on my behalf
    2. congratulate him for me
    3. give him my congratulations

    Thank you very much
    They are all ok in BrE.

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