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    meaning of can you come up to some

    "Thanks for the offer. I have some other interest on this one can you come up to some?"

    I made an offer and the seller replied the above sentence to me. What does the above sentence mean?

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    Re: meaning of can you come up to some

    He meant "can you come up some," meaning "can you increase the amount you are offering?"

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    Re: meaning of can you come up to some

    What does "I have some other interest on this one" mean?

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    Re: meaning of can you come up to some

    Other people may want to buy it too. You're not the only bidder.
    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: meaning of can you come up to some

    I want to reply something like:

    "My maximum offer is $200, if not ok, never mind."


    How to say it correctly?

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    Re: meaning of can you come up to some

    'My best offer is $200. Take it or leave it.'

    Or—more politely— 'I can only afford $200. If that's not enough we'll have to forget it.'

    Rover

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