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    Stamp cost

    Suppose there are three stamps. First one costs 1, second costs 2 and third costs 3.

    I ask someone at stamp office. "Are you here to buy stamps" that person says yes. I ask again "there are different cost stamps" or "what should be the price of stamps". Person asks me why. I say " because there are different price stamps" or "there are different stamps that cost different". Please check.

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    Re: Stamp cost

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Suppose there are three stamps. The first one costs 1, the second costs 2 and the third costs 3.

    I ask someone at stamp the Post Office, "Are you here to buy stamps?" and that person says "Yes".

    I had to stop here - see below to see why.


    I ask again "there are different cost stamps" or "what should be the price of stamps". Person asks me why. I say " because there are different price stamps" or "there are different stamps that cost different". Please check.
    I started to correct your post but it got so confusing I had to stop.

    If you ask someone, "Are you here to buy stamps?", that suggests that you work at the Post Office. However, you would not then go on to ask them if the stamps cost different amounts. I don't know why either of you would ask "Why?" as any part of this dialogue.

    My suggested dialogue is:

    Post Office employee: Would you like to buy stamps?
    Me: Yes.
    Employee: Which stamps would you like?
    Me: I don't know. How much do they cost?
    Employee: 1, 2 or 3.
    Me: OK. I would like one 1 stamp and one 3 stamp please.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 09-Feb-2016 at 17:41.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: Stamp cost

    I just wanted to check my sentences like " There are different cost stamps" and "There are different stamps that cost different". Are these correct?

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    #4

    Re: Stamp cost

    No, they are both wrong.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: Stamp cost

    Could you please tell what would be the correct formation?

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    #6

    Re: Stamp cost

    Something like I'd like some stamps of different prices.

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    Re: Stamp cost

    Now click 'Thank', tufguy.

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    #8

    Re: Stamp cost

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Now click 'Thank', tufguy.
    A request that has been made, and ignored, several times, tufguy.

    If you don't either click 'Thank' or tell us that this facility is not working for you, I think you may find that people simply stop responding to your questions.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 19-Feb-2016 at 13:14.

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    #9

    Re: Stamp cost

    Sorry guys, I don't see like button. Sorry.

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    Re: Stamp cost

    Can you see "Reply" and/or "Reply With Quote"?

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