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  1. B45
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    The bed and breakfast host tells us that she will prepare dinner for us. And I say:

    The bed and breakfast host tells us that she will prepare dinner for us. And I say:

    Oh wow! It's included in the stay?

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    Oh wow! It's included in the cost?

    Are both okay here? Would saying cost be impolite?
    Last edited by B45; 18-Aug-2014 at 15:35.

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    Re: The bed and breakfast host tells us that she will prepare dinner for us. And I s

    Yes.

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    Re: The bed and breakfast host tells us that she will prepare dinner for us. And I s

    I'm not sure if Amigos4 was directly answering "Would saying 'cost' be impolite?" as well as "Are both okay here?"

    In my opinion, it's not impolite at all. You could say:

    Wow, dinner's included?
    Wow, is dinner included?
    Wow, dinner is included in the price/cost?
    Wow, is dinner included in the price/cost?

    Learners should note that normally we use inversion in questions so don't use "It is ... ?" on a regular basis. However, it can​ work when you are expressing surprise.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: The bed and breakfast host tells us that she will prepare dinner for us. And I s

    Thanks, ems! I totally overlooked the 'impolite' question! Batman45 edited the op one minute after my response. Perhaps the 'impolite' question was not there when I responded! Nonetheless, thanks for the clarification.

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    Re: The bed and breakfast host tells us that she will prepare dinner for us. And I s

    Amigos is right. It wasn't there when I first read the original post.

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