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    #1

    You'll tell me how it went

    What is the best way to ask someone who is going to have an interview to tell us the result of it the next time you see him:

    1- You'll tell me how it went.

    2- You'll tell me what happened.

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    #2

    Re: You'll tell me how it went

    'Let me know how you got on.'

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    #3

    Re: You'll tell me how it went

    In AmE, "Let me know how it went."
    I am not a teacher.

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    #4

    Re: You'll tell me how it went

    That's also heard in BrE.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 08-Apr-2016 at 07:55. Reason: Typo

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    #5

    Re: You'll tell me how it went

    Let me know how it goes.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6

    Re: You'll tell me how it went

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Let me know how it goes.
    Why is it appropriates to use the present to talk about something which will have already happened?
    Last edited by BloodSweatTears; 08-Apr-2016 at 12:32.

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