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    #1

    Why so long haven't give the bonus yet?

    Normally the company will release bonus 2 weeks before end of February.
    This year doesn't.

    Why so long haven't give the bonus yet?

    How should I use how long in the question?

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    #2

    Re: Why so long haven't give the bonus yet?

    There is still time before the deadline.

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    #3

    Re: Why so long haven't give the bonus yet?


    Normally the company gives out bonus two weeks before the end of February but not this year. What is taking them so long? Why are they delaying the bonus?


    Your 3rd line sounds like a translation in Chinese which does not work in English.

    not a teacher

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    Re: Why so long haven't give the bonus yet?

    Is it wordy to say 'After such a long time, why haven't they given the bonus yet?

    Not a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: Why so long haven't give the bonus yet?

    Not particularly wordy. It could be shortened.

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    #6

    Re: Why so long haven't give the bonus yet?

    Quote Originally Posted by jasonree123456 View Post
    How should I use how long in the question?
    'How long do I still have to wait before getting the bonus?'
    Is it OK? Not a teacher.

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    Re: Why so long haven't give the bonus yet?

    If, historically, the bonus is given 2 weeks before the end of February, then it's not yet late. It will be late if it hasn't been paid by February 15th. At that point, you could say "Why is the bonus late this year?" or "Why haven't we had our bonus yet?"
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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