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  1. B45
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    Is this correct: I thought after I make the purchase online, I can just swing by to

    Is this correct:

    I thought after I make the purchase online, I can just swing by to pick up the item.

    vs

    I thought after I make the purchase online, I could just swing by to pick up the item.

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    Re: Is this correct: I thought after I make the purchase online, I can just swing by

    Quote Originally Posted by Batman45 View Post
    Is this correct:

    I thought after I make the purchase online, I can just swing by to pick up the item.

    vs

    I thought after I made the purchase online, I could just swing by to pick up the item.
    R

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    Re: Is this correct: I thought after I make the purchase online, I can just swing by

    In most cases, when you buy something online, you need to wait for shipment.

  4. B45
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    Re: Is this correct: I thought after I make the purchase online, I can just swing by

    So, both are okay grammatically after the correction?

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    Re: Is this correct: I thought after I make the purchase online, I can just swing by

    That's not true in Aus. You can usually drop by and pick it up. But if you pay online by credit card, you'll have to wait for the payment to go through.

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    Re: Is this correct: I thought after I make the purchase online, I can just swing by

    Quote Originally Posted by Batman45 View Post
    So, both are okay grammatically after the correction?
    Huh? What are corrections for if not to make the original OK? At least, that was my goal in correcting it.

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    Re: Is this correct: I thought after I make the purchase online, I can just swing by

    Well, if you can just drop by, the seller must be in your neighborhood. That is unusual in the US and Australia is just as big.
    Last edited by MikeNewYork; 19-Mar-2015 at 12:01. Reason: missing word

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    Re: Is this correct: I thought after I make the purchase online, I can just swing by

    Well, here's an example:
    http://www.harveynorman.com.au/homep...ns-camera.html

    You have a choice between delivery and "free store pickup".

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