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    #1

    Until when u have your holidays? #FixIt

    I will keep posting asking for help whenever I think of something I wanted to say but couldn't figure out a complete smooth sentence.I need the sentence used in more to casual conversation instead of formal.

    Situation:
    Today I was going to ask my friend about how long he will have his holidays but the 1st sentence came through my mind is until when you have your holidays.How should I ask in casual and perhaps western way?
    Last edited by 카탸Katya; 04-Jul-2016 at 13:47.

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    #2

    Re: Until when u have your holidays? #FixIt

    These seem natural to me:

    How long are you on holiday for?
    When are you on holiday till?


    Note that forms such as i, gonna, u and hv.may be acceptable in personal texts and emails, but we don't use them in standard writing,

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    #3

    Re: Until when u have your holidays? #FixIt

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    These seem natural to me:

    How long are you on holiday for?
    When are you on holiday till?


    Note that forms such as i, gonna, u and hv.may be acceptable in personal texts and emails, but we don't use them in standard writing,
    edited,thx for reminding me.

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    #4

    Re: Until when u have your holidays? #FixIt

    'Thx' is not acceptable either.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: Until when u have your holidays? #FixIt

    Remember to put a space after each comma and after every punctuation mark that ends a sentence.
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    #6

    Re: Until when u have your holidays? #FixIt

    Quote Originally Posted by 카탸Katya View Post
    edited,thx for reminding me.
    If you are being told for the first time, 'telling' should be used instead of 'reminding'.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 04-Jul-2016 at 14:45. Reason: Fixed typo
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