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    We'd be delighted if you could send us your paintings so we would be able to see them

    'We'd be delighted if you could send us your paintings so we would be able to see them.' Is it correct?

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    Re: We'd be delighted if you could send us your paintings so we would be able to see

    Quote Originally Posted by barnej0096 View Post
    'We'd be delighted if you could send us your paintings so we would be able to see them.' Is it correct?
    It's a bit clunky. What is the context for it?

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    Re: We'd be delighted if you could send us your paintings so we would be able to see

    Quote Originally Posted by barnej0096 View Post
    'We'd be delighted if you could send us your paintings so we would be able to see them.' Is it correct?
    All you need is this: We'd be delighted if you would send us your paintings.

    You could add "We look forward to seeing them" if you wanted. But "so we could be able to see them" is wordy and unnecessary.
    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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