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    #1

    delivery

    1) I'm expecting delivery. Could you let them in, please?
    2) There should be (a) delivery for me. Could you let them in, please?

    Are both correct, please?

    Thank you.

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    #2

    Re: delivery

    You need the article before "delivery" in both cases. You don't need a comma before "please". You don't need to put "please" at all after "Are both correct?"
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: delivery

    Thank you, Rover, as ever.
    Surprised that no comma is needed before " please"...Are you sure? Please forgive me for doubting you :)

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    #4

    Re: delivery

    There should be a pause i.e. comma, before please.

    not a teacher

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    #5

    Re: delivery

    Quote Originally Posted by irinaofr View Post
    Thank you, Rover, as ever.
    Surprised that no comma is needed before " please"...Are you sure? Please forgive me for doubting you :)
    I'm not Rover!

    There is an argument for the comma but I don't think it's entirely necessary. Mind you, I rarely put please at the end of a request anyway. If I had written your phrases, I would have said "Please let them in" or "Please could you let them in".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6

    Re: delivery

    "I'm not Rover! "


    Oh, sorry! Funny, I thought that was Rover! :)

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