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    #1

    Text me when you arrive./ Send me an SMS when you arrive.

    1) Text me when you arrive.
    2) Send me an SMS when you arrive.

    Is the second sentence natural? Is it conversational?
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    #2

    Re: Text me when you arrive./ Send me an SMS when you arrive.

    You may simply say 'SMS me', according to http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/de...lish/SMS?q=sms Scroll down to 'VERB'.

    Not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: Text me when you arrive./ Send me an SMS when you arrive.

    Hi.

    Quote Originally Posted by englishhobby View Post
    1) Text me when you arrive.
    2) Send me an SMS when you arrive.
    I would write when you get there, wouldn't you, please?

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    #4

    Re: Text me when you arrive./ Send me an SMS when you arrive.

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post
    Hi.



    I would write when you get there, wouldn't you, please?
    Hmm. Interesting tag question.
    Anyway, I believe your version is also fine.

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