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  1. B45
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    Can you say this: We send out all orders a day after it's been placed but sometimes

    Can you say this:

    We send out all orders a day after it's been placed but sometimes unforeseen circumstances may cause USPS to deliver the packages late.

    Or is it not natural?

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    Re: Can you say this: We send out all orders a day after it's been placed but someti

    They've been placed. Orders. Plural.

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    Re: Can you say this: We send out all orders a day after it's been placed but someti

    What do you mean by 'send out all orders'? Send to whom?
    Do you forward the orders to another party after you receive them for the latter to prepare the goods for delivery?

    Not a teacher

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    Re: Can you say this: We send out all orders a day after it's been placed but someti

    Send to whom? To the people who ordered them.

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    Re: Can you say this: We send out all orders a day after it's been placed but someti

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Send to whom? To the people who ordered them.
    Yes, to people who order them.

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    Re: Can you say this: We send out all orders a day after it's been placed but someti

    Yes. "Ordered" (past tense).

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    Re: Can you say this: We send out all orders a day after it's been placed but someti

    I suggest "one day" not "a day." You are trying to be specific.
    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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    Re: Can you say this: We send out all orders a day after it's been placed but someti

    Well, in most contexts, "a day" is "one day".

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    Re: Can you say this: We send out all orders a day after it's been placed but someti

    We send out all orders a day after they're placed.
    We send out all orders one day after they're placed.
    We send out all orders the day after they're placed.

    It's unusual to see "We send" or "I send" etc on business sites (maybe on eBay).

    All orders are despatched the following day.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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