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    Tan Elaine is offline Key Member
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    Is 'member/s' correct?

    Could some member/s confirm whether/if I am correct?

    Is the word is bold correct? Should it be 'a member'?

    I write 'member/s' as I am thinking of a member replying. However, I also think of the possibility of more than one member responding to my post.

    Thanks in advance.

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    2006 is offline Banned
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    Re: Is 'member/s' correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    Could some member/s confirm whether/if I am correct?

    Is the word is bold correct? Should it be 'a member'?

    I write 'member/s' as I am thinking of a member replying. However, I also think of the possibility of more than one member responding to my post.

    Thanks in advance.
    The most natural way to ask that is 'Can anyone tell me if I am correct?'.
    If you specifically want to use "member(s)" and "confirm", you can say 'Can any member(s) confirm that I am correct?'.

    You can write 'member', 'members' or 'member(s)'.

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    Re: Is 'member/s' correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    Could some member/s confirm whether/if I am correct?
    You can opt for either version in the realm of correct grammar. A more fortunate phrasing of your sentence would be this:

    Could you tell me if/whether I am right?

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    sarat_106 is offline Key Member
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    Exclamation Re: Is 'member/s' correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    Could some member/s confirm whether/if I am correct?

    Is the word is bold correct? Should it be 'a member'?

    I write 'member/s' as I am thinking of a member replying. However, I also think of the possibility of more than one member responding to my post.

    Thanks in advance.
    ‘some’ or ‘any’ means one or more without identification, but here I would prefer ‘any’ as this is a question. So simply change some to any:
    Could any member(s) confirm whether/if I am correct?

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