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    Exclamation Power was down and returned back later

    Context : Our internet connection is wi-fi one and it does not work most of the times. Sometimes electricity will go and once it is back the internet connection will not be available for a while for a reason which is unknown to us. The following sentence is a complaint to the service provider.

    "Once the power is back after it was down for a while internet connection will not be available. " - I want your help to correct this sentence and also suggest more good words that can be used here.

    Thanks in advance

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    Re: Power was down and returned back later

    Quote Originally Posted by Keralite View Post
    Context : Our internet connection is wi-fi one and it does not work most of the times. Sometimes electricity will go and once it is back the internet connection will not be available for a while for a reason which is unknown to us. The following sentence is a complaint to the service provider.

    "Once the power is back after it was down for a while internet connection will not be available. " - I want your help to correct this sentence and also suggest more good words that can be used here.

    Thanks in advance
    "Our internet connection is not available for some time after a power cut."

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    Re: Power was down and returned back later

    I want your help to say the following sentence correctly.

    "Power keep on going and coming for a while and when it came back internet was not available.". I believe that this sentence is incorrect . Please help to correct it.
    Thanks..

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    Re: Power was down and returned back later

    If the power/electricity is not there. Can we say like this.

    "Power is gone and I hope it will be back on soon"

    Please help me with your comments. Thanks in advance my peers.

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    Re: Power was down and returned back later

    Quote Originally Posted by Keralite View Post
    If the power/electricity is not there. Can we say like this.

    "Power is gone and I hope it will be back on soon"

    Please help me with your comments. Thanks in advance my peers.
    That is a very common way to say it in Indian English. You could improve it, without changing its character too much, like this: "The power is gone, I hope it will be back on soon."
    Last edited by bhaisahab; 17-May-2012 at 10:22. Reason: typo

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