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  1. B45
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    Can you say: Just wanted to ask you if it would be okay if I brought a guest. VS J

    Can you say:

    Just wanted to ask you if it would be okay if I brought a guest.

    VS

    Just wanted to ask you would it be okay if I brought a guest.

    VS

    Just wanted to ask you if it would be okay I brought a guest.

    ARe all three okay?

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    Re: Can you say: Just wanted to ask you if it would be okay if I brought a guest. V

    Only the first is correct.

    Batman, you sometimes omit the subject of your sentences (eg '[I] just wanted to ask ...' '[It] would be cool to get know someone ...')

    This is fine in informal speech or correspondence, but please avoid doing so on the forum as an example to other students, who are hoping to see examples of good practice.

  2. B45
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    Re: Can you say: Just wanted to ask you if it would be okay if I brought a guest. V

    Yes, I understand.

    Wait, so -

    Just wanted to ask you would it be okay if I brought a guest.

    And

    Just wanted to ask you if it would be okay I brought a guest.

    - is wrong even in informal speech?

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    Re: Can you say: Just wanted to ask you if it would be okay if I brought a guest. V

    Yes, although a close friend wouldn't give a damn.

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    Re: Can you say: Just wanted to ask you if it would be okay if I brought a guest. V

    Quote Originally Posted by Batman45 View Post
    Yes, I understand.

    Wait, so -

    Just wanted to ask you would it be okay if I brought a guest.

    And

    Just wanted to ask you if it would be okay I brought a guest.

    - is wrong even in informal speech?
    That's not what Rover_KE said.

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