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    make my decision (less formal)

    This is my grammar doubt.

    The sentence is: When must I make my decision?

    I think it's too formal, because the speaker is supposed to be a low class woman, isn't it?

    Would it be correct and more informal if we said "When do I have to make up my mind?"

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    Re: make my decision (less formal)

    Quote Originally Posted by cbergamo View Post
    This is my grammar doubt.

    The sentence is: When must I make my decision?

    I think it's too formal, because the speaker is supposed to be a low class woman, isn't it? How would we know?

    Would it be correct and more informal if we said "When do I have to make up my mind?"
    It's less formal and still correct. So is "When do I have to decide?"
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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