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    I need to move on

    I have sent an email to a potential buyer about the price of my product. He is still considering and not yet reply me. Now I want to send another email to him so I can have a conclusion, and "move on" (not sure if correct usage), sell to another person, lower the price, or use myself.

    I intend to write the email with the ending sentences like:
    This is already the cheapest price on the market. Let me know your thoughts. I need to move on.

    I am not sure if the sentence with "move on" sounds appropriate. Please advise. Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: I need to move on

    It's rather rude.
    Please let me know if you are still interested so I know whether or not I can move on to other interested customers.
    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: I need to move on

    Can I say:
    Please let me know if you are still interested as I might have other plans.

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    #4

    Re: I need to move on

    Yes.

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    #5

    Re: I need to move on

    I'd say

    'This is already the cheapest price on the market. I can only hold it for another two days.'

    I don't call that rude; if he thinks it is — tough. He's being rude by not replying to you. Business is business.

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    #6

    Re: I need to move on

    I don't find this one rude.
    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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    #7

    Re: I need to move on

    Is it ok to say:

    A) Please let me know if you are interested so I can proceed with other plans.

    B) Please let me know if you are interested so I can proceed to other plans.

    C) Please let me know if you are interested so I can move on with other plans.

    D) Please let me know if you are interested so I can move on to other plans.
    Last edited by goodstudent; 10-Sep-2014 at 02:32.

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    #8

    Re: I need to move on

    Should 'proceed with' be replaced with 'go on to' in the above sentence if the intended meaning is 'proceed to carry out'?

    Not a teacher.

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    #9

    Re: I need to move on

    Quote Originally Posted by goodstudent View Post
    Is it ok to say:

    A) Please let me know if you are interested so I can proceed with other plans.

    B) Please let me know if you are interested so I can proceed to other plans.

    C) Please let me know if you are interested so I can move on with other plans.

    D) Please let me know if you are interested so I can move on to other plans.
    Please help. Thanks.

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    #10

    Re: I need to move on

    not a teacher

    I might write something like this.
    "Please let me know if you are interested or not, so I can consider other offers."

    This lets your customer know that he is not necessarily the only potential buyer.
    He doesn't need to know that you might have plans other than selling.

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