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    Are you OKay?

    Teacher, are these sentences OK? I am sending this to my Manager.

    Daniel has asked us to mail his cheque to his parents' place since he is not in Hong Kong. Are you OKay with this?

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    Re: Are you OKay?

    I would say either OK or okay, not Ok (ever) or Okay in the
    middle of a sentence. It's pretty informal either way.
    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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    Re: Are you OKay?

    Quote Originally Posted by thomas615 View Post
    Teacher, are these sentences OK? I am sending this to my Manager.

    Daniel has asked us to mail his cheque to his parents' place since he is not in Hong Kong. Are you OKay with this?
    I agree with Barb that OK is fairly informal for an email to your manager (no capital M required). I suggest:

    Daniel has asked us to mail his cheque to his parents' address as he is not [currently] in Hong Kong. Is that acceptable to you? (or "Do you give your authority for this?")
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Are you OKay?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    (or "Do you give your authority for this?")
    Hi ems,

    I am not familiar with this use of "authority". I've been looking for examples of this, and came to the conclusion that you meant "authorization" or "approval", didn't you?

    charliedeut

    PS: As I said, it may just be that I'm not familiar with the use of "authority" in that sense. If it be so, please also let me know.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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