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    What are the difference here: I'm reserving tickets for us all. VS I'm reserving t

    What are the difference here:

    I'm reserving tickets for us all.

    VS

    I'm reserving tickets for all of us.

    VS

    I'm reserving tickets for us.

    Are all three the same?

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    Re: What are the difference here: I'm reserving tickets for us all. VS I'm reservi

    Quote Originally Posted by Batman45 View Post
    What are is the difference here between:

    I'm reserving tickets for us all.

    VS

    I'm reserving tickets for all of us.

    VS

    I'm reserving tickets for us.

    Are all three the same?
    They're all grammatically correct. 1 and 2 certainly mean the same. 3 could mean the same but it's possible you don't mean "all of us" - you could be saying that to just one, two etc people of a larger group.

    Jane: I'm arranging for six of us going to the theatre on Saturday evening.
    John: Great. Have you got the tickets yet?
    Jane: I can't afford to buy tickets for everyone but I'll reserve tickets for us this afternoon.
    John: Thanks. I'll let the others know that they have to buy their own.

    In that dialogue, "us" simply refers to Jane and John. If Jane had said "I'll reserve tickets for us all this afternoon", it would refer to the whole group of six.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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