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    #1

    Settled

    Is such exchange (below) possible? Is "Settled" chiefly American or used in British English, too?

    St 1: When Billy and Alan get back, text me, please.
    St 2: Settled.
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    #2

    Re: Settled

    Are you using "Settled" to mean "OK. I will do that"?
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 11-Aug-2014 at 11:55.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: Settled

    Yes. May I use Fine in this context?
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    #4

    Re: Settled

    Yes. Also (in informal BE at least) you might hear 'Sorted'.

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    #5

    Re: Settled

    You'll hear a whole range of replies to a question like that:

    Yes.
    Yup.
    OK.
    Will do.
    Sorted.
    Deal.
    Sure.
    Sure thing.
    No problem.
    Of course.
    Okey-dokey.

    I'm sure there are plenty more.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6

    Re: Settled

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Yes. Also (in informal BE at least) you might hear 'Sorted'.
    So, all the three are fine in this context (Settled, Fine, Sorted)?
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    #7

    Re: Settled

    Yes — as are all of ems's alternatives — informally.

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    #8

    Re: Settled

    Will it be OK to combine Yes and some other replies, for example: Yes, settled/Yes, sure?
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    #9

    Re: Settled

    "Settled" is odd to me for AmE.

    I would expect an "OK" or "will do" or something like that.

    I have even used "Roger" before as a text response.

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    #10

    Re: Settled

    Here's some information about 'Roger that'.
    Interesting.

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