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    #1

    Cool to advance a delivery date

    Hello,

    A colleague of mine says we can use " to advance" in the following context:

    "Please, advance the delivery date", meaning "please, move the delivery date to an earlier date".

    Is that right?

    Thanks a lot for your help

    Will

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    Re: to advance a delivery date

    It would be understandable but, in BrE, you're more likely to hear "Please bring the delivery date forward".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: to advance a delivery date

    If I had someone write to me and say "advance" the date, I might think they were just asking me to tell them what the delivery date is.

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