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    Am i using the word quote correctly in this sentence?

    1) Can you please give me a price quote to repair the roof?

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    #2

    Re: Am i using the word quote correctly in this sentence?

    yes it is fine.

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    Re: Am i using the word quote correctly in this sentence?

    Yes it's fine but when asking for a quote it usually assumes price.
    As a native, I would ask "Can you give me a quote to repair the roof?"

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    Re: Am i using the word quote correctly in this sentence?

    Quote Originally Posted by marmoset View Post
    yes it is fine.
    I am not a teacher, nor am I the punctuation police.

    Dear marmoset---in a forum whose purpose is to help learners of English, I think it is important to always use good practice, including capital letters and punctuation. I would expect to see, "Yes, it is fine."

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    Re: Am i using the word quote correctly in this sentence?

    hi
    Please note I'm not a teacher nor a native speaker;

    Quote Originally Posted by scott833 View Post
    1) Can you please give me a price quote to repair the roof?
    Doesn't "quote" beg for a different preposition ? My initial thought was "on" or "for" and rephrasing "repair the roof" to "a/the roof repair".
    Could someone comment on that please?

    cheers

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