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    is it correct to say 'Thank you for your replying soon'?

    Hi there,

    We are having a debate about the phrase 'Thank you for your replying soon' as we have been receiving alots of this phrase from our teacher. However we think that it is incorrect. Can you please help?

    Cheers
    Harry

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    #2

    Re: is it correct to say 'Thank you for your replying soon'?

    "Thank you for your replying soon" is incorrect. You could write "Thank you for your quick reply".
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

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    Re: is it correct to say 'Thank you for your replying soon'?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    "Thank you for your replying soon" is incorrect. You could write "Thank you for your quick reply".
    Thanks

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    #4

    Re: is it correct to say 'Thank you for your replying soon'?

    Vantoan09, please note that there is no need to write a new post to say "Thanks". Every post has a Thank button in the bottom left-hand corner. Click that to indicate your appreciation.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: is it correct to say 'Thank you for your replying soon'?

    Quote Originally Posted by vantoan09 View Post
    'Thank you for your replying soon'
    Is this meant to be a response to a quick reply or a request for one?

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    #6

    Re: is it correct to say 'Thank you for your replying soon'?

    Doesn't the word "soon" imply that the reply has yet to be received?
    A request for a reply could be: An early reply would be appreciated.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: is it correct to say 'Thank you for your replying soon'?

    It's not so clear- replying promptly/swiftly, etc, would work better than soon there for me.

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