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    Giving a lift

    Hello,
    Is the sentence written below correct?

    My father can give me and three other people a lift to the airport.

    If not, are there any other, better ways of saying that my father can take me (and up to) three other people to the airport?
    Many thanks

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    #2

    Re: Giving a lift

    Yes, it's correct.

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    Re: Giving a lift

    But does it sound like an offer? I'm supposed to offer them a lift/ tell them that my father can take us to the airport. Would it not sound better if I said/wrote something like: he can give me a lift and take three more people? Or up to three other people? I'm really confused :s
    How would you say it?

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    Re: Giving a lift

    I am not a teacher.

    You seem to be unsure of something that is perfectly OK.

    If you want to make sure that it sounds like an offer you could tack, "...if anyone is interested." onto the end.

    If these people understand English, any of your sentences would work fine. Or, you could say, "He has/there is room for three other people."

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