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    #1

    Meeting

    Hi guys,

    If our manager is calling us for a meeting. Can we say "Manager wants to hold on a meeting"?

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    #2

    Re: Meeting

    Our manager wants to hold a meeting.
    Our manager wants to have a meeting.
    Our manager wants to meet.

    Not "hold on" and "Manager" needs some sort of determiner.
    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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    #3

    Re: Meeting

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Hi guys,

    If our manager is calling us for a meeting. Can we say "Manager wants to hold on a meeting"?
    Why not a comma?

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    #4

    Re: Meeting

    I found 'convene a meeting' in my dictionary, perhaps it can be another option.

    Not a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: Meeting

    If our manager is calling us for a meeting, can we say, "Manager wants to hold on a meeting"?

    Manager isn't a proper name, so say: "The manager wants to hold a meeting." Everyone you work with will know which manager you mean.

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    #6

    Re: Meeting

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    I found 'convene a meeting' in my dictionary, perhaps it can be another option.

    Not a teacher.
    That's a little formal for a routine office meeting.

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