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    No haste; ...?

    No haste; respond as far as your time allows.

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    Re: No haste; ...?

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post
    No haste; respond as far as your time allows.
    I will tell you first that the sentence is not a natural construction. I'll come back to that later.

    Beginning with the second part; you could say, "respond as your time allows". This is not a common phrase, but I would understand what you meant. Similarly, when you start with "No haste", I understand your intent, but this is not usually the way we say this.

    There's more than one way around this, but I think one of the more common phrases would be:

    "No hurry; respond when you can". You could also start with, "No rush". Both are common. You could end this with, "respond at your convenience", which is a little formal.

    "No rush; get back to me whenever". This is very common, very informal, and should end with "... you can". Informal speech often breaks the rules, however.

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