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    in your birthday.

    Do you ever say like this? Doesn't it have to be "to your birthday"? This was a test question of a middle school.
    14)W: Hi, Come in
    M : Thanks for inviting me in your birthday.
    W: My pleasure. Help yourself. How was the spagetti?

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    Re: in your birthday.

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    Do you ever say like this? Doesn't it have to be "to your birthday"? This was a test question of a middle school.
    14)W: Hi, Come in
    M : Thanks for inviting me in your birthday.
    W: My pleasure. Help yourself. How was the spagetti?
    It's wrong.

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    Re: in your birthday.

    I even find "Thanks for inviting me to your birthday" rather unnatural. I would expect to be invited to a "birthday party", "birthday meal", "birthday gathering", "birthday get-together" etc.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: in your birthday.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I even find "Thanks for inviting me to your birthday" rather unnatural. I would expect to be invited to a "birthday party", "birthday meal", "birthday gathering", "birthday get-together" etc.
    I find the response, "My pleasure. Help yourself. How was the spagetti?" pretty unnatural, too.

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    Re: in your birthday.

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    I find the response, "My pleasure. Help yourself. How was the spagetti?" pretty unnatural, too.
    I didn't even read on. Oops. Yes, that's a very strange thing to say. "My pleasure" makes sense. But if the person has just arrived, how have they had time to eat any spaghetti? Also, "Help yourself to [a drink/some food] ..." would make sense but not just "Help yourself" on its own.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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