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    Question Am I right?

    Hi all, please help me with this phrase.

    "May I expect your help in this question?" Is this sentence written correctly? (grammatically and semantically). I would aprecciate your advices.

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    Re: Am I right?

    Quote Originally Posted by antidupe View Post
    Hi all, please help me with this phrase.

    "May I expect your help in this question?" Is this sentence written correctly? (grammatically and semantically). I would aprecciate your advices.
    Please correct the information in your profile.

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    Re: Am I right?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Please correct the information in your profile.
    Done,I am sorry, what about my question?

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    Re: Am I right?

    <<<"May I expect your help in this question?" Is this sentence written correctly? (grammatically and semantically). I would aprecciate your advices.>>>

    If you replaced "in" with "with", it would be grammatical. But it is not very natural. How about "Will you help me with this question?"

    The word "appreciate" has only one
    c. "Advice" is usually an uncountable noun -- no plural.

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    Re: Am I right?

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post


    The word "appreciate" has only one
    c. "Advice" is usually an uncountable noun -- no plural.
    Thank you for correcting my bad grammar.
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    How about "Will you help me with this question?"

    Can be used in bussiness correspondence?

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    Re: Am I right?

    It depends on many things, but I can't say that I would ever write that.

    What is your existing relationship with the person?
    Are you in a position to request help and expect that it will be given?

    I could imagine writing "Please let me know if you'll be able to help me. If not, is there someone else that you recommend I ask? Thanks in advance for any assistance you can provide."
    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: Am I right?

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    It depends on many things, but I can't say that I would ever write that.

    What is your existing relationship with the person?
    Are you in a position to request help and expect that it will be given?

    I could imagine writing "Please let me know if you'll be able to help me. If not, is there someone else that you recommend I ask? Thanks in advance for any assistance you can provide."
    Than you for response.
    I deal with with representative of some company, but my english level is very very low, so I'm not sure how to speak explicitly.
    What about this "Please let me know if you are able to help me with my problem or give me some advice to find other ways for resolving."

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    Re: Am I right?

    "... or advise me on other ways to resolve it."
    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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