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    #1

    which sentence is more polite

    1. please find attached invoice for your payment
    2. please pay the attached invoice
    3. please settle the attached bill

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    #2

    Re: which sentence is more polite

    The first one is politer than the other two.

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    #3

    Re: which sentence is more polite

    The first one is most polite. I doubt whether the third one is even possible.


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    #4

    Re: which sentence is more polite

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    The first one is most polite. I doubt whether the third one is even possible.

    The third one is common in BE, where bill means invoice.

    Rover

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