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    telephone meeting

    My colleague and I would like to have a telephone meeting with a client. I want to write an email to the client. Is the following sentence natural in the email.

    "John and I would like to have a telephone meeting with you. When is a good time for us to call you?"
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    #2

    Re: telephone meeting

    I've only heard of these being called 'conference calls'.

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    #3

    Re: telephone meeting

    When will it be convenient to call you?
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    #4

    Re: telephone meeting

    It is more commonly referred to as a teleconference.
    http://www.businessdictionary.com/de...onference.html
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    #5

    Re: telephone meeting

    This Ngram suggests that 'conference call' is more common.

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    #6

    Re: telephone meeting

    The above link does not work at my end, but I can confirm that it is used in the OP's city.
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    #7

    Re: telephone meeting

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    When will it be convenient to call you?
    There's nothing wrong with using "When is it ...?" It has the same meaning. We might also say "What is a convenient time for you?"
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: telephone meeting

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    There's nothing wrong with using "When is it ...?"
    No one said it was wrong. In fact, you are the first one who used it in this thread.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #9

    Re: telephone meeting

    Post #1 used "When is a good time for us to call you?" When you posted "When will it be ...?", I thought you were suggesting to the OP that that's what he/she should have used instead.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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