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    #1

    are you fine?

    Are these sentences correct?

    I have booked an appointment for you to meet with Mr. Smith next Tuesday. Are you fine with this appointment?

    or

    Are you OK with this appointment?

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    #2

    Re: are you fine?

    I find "are you fine?" unnatural.

    "Are you okay" is okay.

    I'd be more likely to say "Will that work for you?"
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #3

    Re: are you fine?

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    I find "are you fine?" unnatural.
    ...
    So do I, unless the conversation went something like this:

    'Let's meet tomorrow at two.'
    'Well, I'm picking up the kids at one, and then... No, I'll work something out. Fine.'
    'Fine? Are you fine, really?'

    b

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