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    How do you say if you offer to share your umbrella

    How do you say if you offer to share your umbrella with a stranger in the rain e.g elderly people or kids?

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    Re: How do you say if you offer to share your umbrella

    "Excuse me; would you like to share my umbrella?"
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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    Re: How do you say if you offer to share your umbrella

    Note that your question should be 'What do you say...?'

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    Re: How do you say if you offer to share your umbrella

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Note that your question should be 'What do you say...?'
    What is the difference between "How do you say" and "What do you say"?

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    Re: How do you say if you offer to share your umbrella

    "What do you say" means "What words should I use if I want to say ...". It's usually followed by "if".
    "How do you say" usually refers to a translation.

    What do you say if you want to offer someone your umbrella?
    How do you say "chapeau" in English?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: How do you say if you offer to share your umbrella

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    "What do you say" means "What words should I use if I want to say ...". It's usually followed by "if".
    "How do you say" usually refers to a translation.

    What do you say if you want to offer someone your umbrella?
    How do you say "chapeau" in English?
    Hi ems. Thanks for your excellent examples.

    Could you give me an example of 'what do you say' not followed by 'if', please?

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    Re: How do you say if you offer to share your umbrella

    'What do you say when you offer to share your umbrella with a friend?'

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