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    10.say so

    If the shopkeeper offers you a credit note to be used to buy goods in the same shops but you would rather money say so. =but you would rather want equate money than take the note.or=but you would rather want money if possibel.Which is better?Please give your comments. Thanks!

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    Re: 10.say so

    Quote Originally Posted by notletrest View Post
    If the shopkeeper offers you a credit note to be used to buy goods in the same shops but you would rather money say so. =but you would rather want equate money than take the note.or=but you would rather want money if possibel.Which is better?Please give your comments. Thanks!

    "If the shopkeeper offers you a credit note to be used to buy goods in the same shops but you would rather have the money, say so."
    (Note, a shopkeeper is very unlikely to do this. Giving you an equal amount of money is simply turning a done deal into a lost sale.")

    The other bits don't make sense. And what are the '=' for?

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    Re: 10.say so

    Quote Originally Posted by notletrest View Post
    If the shopkeeper offers you a credit note to be used to buy goods in the same shops but you would rather money say so. =but you would rather want equate money than take the note.or=but you would rather want money if possibel.Which is better?Please give your comments. Thanks!
    I think this is the question:
    Which of these meanings applies:
    • '...but you would prefer to have equal money than to take the note...'
    • '...but you would prefer money if possible'
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    This doesn't make sense though. They both seem to mean the same! The red highlighting also seems strange; 'money' and 'say' don't belong together: {if you would prefer money}{say so}.

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    Last edited by BobK; 05-Jul-2010 at 10:47. Reason: Added last sentence

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    Re: 10.say so

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    "If the shopkeeper offers you a credit note to be used to buy goods in the same shops but you would rather have the money, say so."
    (Note, a shopkeeper is very unlikely to do this. Giving you an equal amount of money is simply turning a done deal into a lost sale.")

    The other bits don't make sense. And what are the '=' for?
    My question is :
    "If the shopkeeper offers you a credit note to be used to buy goods in the same shops but you would rather have the money say so."It is from a magazine,and I checked it just now.Semantivally it is alone.Please give some comments on it.Thanks!

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    Re: 10.say so

    Quote Originally Posted by notletrest View Post
    My question is :
    "If the shopkeeper offers you a credit note to be used to buy goods in the same shops but you would rather have the money say so."It is from a magazine,and I checked it just now.Semantivally it is alone.Please give some comments on it.Thanks!
    I'm not sure what your question is. All you've done is ask for comments. I'll assume you want to know what it means.

    The shopkeeper owes the person some goods to a certain value. He offers to allow the person to purchase those goods from any of his stores using a credit note. However, if you would rather have your money back (if you rather him give you $10 cash rather than a $10 note of credit), you should ask for cash rather than for the credit note.

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    Re: 10.say so

    'Say so' means 'say that you'd rather have the money'.

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    Re: 10.say so

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    'Say so' means 'say that you'd rather have the money'.

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    Thank you all.Yours is both simple and clear.

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