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    Many thanks for your

    Somebody sent me the offer letter. I want to borrow sometime and want to ask them to increase it to certain level. Should I reply as below:


    Many thanks for your offer. Please give me couple of days time to revert.

    Are the above sentences OK. Please suggest any better way to write wherein I can mention my expectation to offer me higher salary as well as I can borrow sometime to revert.

    Thanks

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    #2

    Re: Many thanks for your

    Offers for jobs or study courses usually indicate a specified period for which the offer remains valid. Do you need to ask for time beyond that?

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    #3

    Re: Many thanks for your

    Your use of "revert" is strange, at least in AmE. I would use "respond" or "reply".

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    #4

    Re: Many thanks for your

    'Revert' is common in this sense in Indian English, and may therefore be appropriate for suniljain. It is not used in this way in BrE.

    I'd write "Thank you for your offer. I shall consider it carefully, and let you have my response by ....".
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 03-Dec-2015 at 19:20. Reason: Fixing typos.

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    #5

    Re: Many thanks for your

    I sensed that that might be the case.

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    #6

    Re: Many thanks for your

    Quote Originally Posted by suniljain View Post
    Somebody sent me the an offer letter. I want to borrow delay giving my answer for sometime a little time and want to ask them to increase it the salary to a certain level. Should I reply as below:


    Many thanks for your offer. Please give me couple of days time to revert.

    Are the above sentences OK? Please suggest any better way to write wherein I can mention my expectation request to that they offer me a higher salary as well as I can borrow sometime to revert and asking them for some extra time to respond.

    Thanks.
    See my changes above.

    They have presumably given you a date by which they want you to respond. I would mention that date in your letter and then say exactly how much longer you want to be given. I certainly would not mention an "expectation" of a higher salary. I would perhaps ask if the salary is negotiable.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #7

    Re: Many thanks for your

    "Some time" is two words for the meaning you intend.

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