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  1. B45
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    If you need the payment for assurance.

    If you need the payment as assurance.

    VS

    If you need the payment for assurance.

    Are both okay? Different meanings though?

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    Re: If you need the payment for assurance.

    Neither makes much sense to me. "Assurance" normally means a promise. Did you mean to say a "deposit"?

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    Re: If you need the payment for assurance.

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Neither makes much sense to me. "Assurance" normally means a promise. Did you mean to say a "deposit"?
    Yes, payment as in first payment or deposit.

    If you need the deposit as assurance, we will try to get it to you tomorrow.

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    If you need the deposit for assurance, we will try to get it to you tomorrow.

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    Re: If you need the payment for assurance.

    In that case, either would be acceptable.

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    Re: If you need the payment for assurance.

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    In that case, either would be acceptable.
    no need to substitute it with deposit? Payment is okay?

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    Re: If you need the payment for assurance.

    I meant the prepositions. Unless both parties understand what "payment" means, I would stick with deposit.

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