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    #1

    Unhappy party and group

    When you're at a restaurant and going to have a dinner with friends.
    Which is more common to say,

    A)We are a party of 5.
    B)We are a group of 5.
    C)There are 5 in our party.
    D)There are 5 in our group.

    or do you think these are not common?

    Could I say all?
    And is it safe to use it at a hotel to make a reservation?


    Thanks in advance!!

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    Re: party and group

    ***not ateacher***
    Hi,
    You can simply say, 'I'd like to book a table for 5, please.'
    Nevertheless, I suppose "a group of 5" is correct.

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    Re: party and group

    I am not a teacher.

    "Party" is the usual word in those contexts, especially at the restaurant, and it will not be confused ever with the other kind of party. (American English, anyway)

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    Re: party and group

    Quote Originally Posted by Coolfootluke View Post
    "Party" is the usual word in those contexts, especially at the restaurant, and it will not be confused ever with the other kind of party. (American English, anyway)
    British English too.

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    Smile Re: party and group

    Thank you so much!!

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