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    "You may go now"

    To ask a child in 5 years old that he/she can go to other counter to do something in a polite way.

    Can I say :

    "You may go now"

    "off you go,"


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    Re: "You may go now"

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    To ask a child in 5 years old that he/she can go to other counter to do something in a polite way.

    Can I say :

    "You may go now"

    "off you go,"


    ju
    Not a teacher only a native.

    'You may go now' - I see nothing wrong with this, it is definitely polite.

    'Off you go' - Less formal but still correct.

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    Re: "You may go now"

    Quote Originally Posted by shroob View Post
    Not a teacher only a native.

    'You may go now' - I see nothing wrong with this, it is definitely polite.

    'Off you go' - Less formal but still correct.
    Possibly a bit too polite when speaking to a five-yr-old. Miss Everett would have said it at St Scholastica's Kindergarten when I was five, but she was real scary.

    b

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