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    answering a question

    When someone asks you a question and you want to give a positive answer.
    For example:
    Would you like to visit our home one day?

    - Yes, I do.
    - Yes, I'd like.
    - Yes, I'd like to.
    - Yes, I'd like to do.
    - Yes, I'd like to do so.
    - Yes, I'd like to visit.
    - Yes, I'd like to visit your home.

    Which ones sound more natural? Does it depend on the question and the situation?

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    Re: answering a question

    Quote Originally Posted by krisfromgermany View Post
    When someone asks you a question and you want to give a positive answer.
    For example:
    Would you like to visit our home one day?

    - Yes, I do. NO
    - Yes, I'd like. NO
    - Yes, I'd like to. YES
    - Yes, I'd like to do. NO
    - Yes, I'd like to do so. YES
    - Yes, I'd like to visit. NO
    - Yes, I'd like to visit your home. YES
    Or:

    Yes, I would like to.

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    Re: answering a question

    In fact, there are probably many more common answers.
    "Sure, why not?"
    "Yes, that would be a pleasure."
    "OK, yeah. Call me when it's convenient."
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    Re: answering a question

    Would you like to visit our home one day?

    "Yes, I do." - wrong
    "Yes, I would." - correct
    Translator, editor and TESOL certificate holder, but not a teacher.

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    Re: Answering the question 'Would you like to visit our home one day?'

    Please note my amendment to your thread title.

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