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    Give a date of at least two days latter on which you are going to rejoin.

    If you need to take a few days off and you have to give a date to your senior on which you will rejoin give a date of at least two days latter on which you are going to rejoin. (you start taking leave on 1st of November and you think you can rejoin on 7th so tell them that you will rejoin on 9th) It is possible that you may have to take one or two more days off.

    Please check.
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    Re: Give a date of at least two days latter on which you are going to rejoin.

    "Latter" is not the word you need.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Give a date of at least two days latter on which you are going to rejoin.

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    "Latter" is not the word you need.
    Can I use "After"?

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    Re: Give a date of at least two days latter on which you are going to rejoin.

    The whole thing doesn't make sense to me.

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    Re: Give a date of at least two days latter on which you are going to rejoin.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Can I use "After"?
    The word you need is very similar to "latter" but has only five letters. What do you think that word is?
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    Re: Give a date of at least two days latter on which you are going to rejoin.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    The word you need is very similar to "latter" but has only five letters. What do you think that word is?
    Delay.

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    Re: Give a date of at least two days latter on which you are going to rejoin.

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    The whole thing doesn't make sense to me.
    What should be the correct way to say this?

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    Re: Give a date of at least two days latter on which you are going to rejoin.

    "Delay" is a noun and a verb. The word you need is an adverb/adjective.

    Third time lucky (I hope!) Remove one letter from the word "latter" and you will have the correct word. Have you looked up "latter" in a dictionary?
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    Re: Give a date of at least two days latter on which you are going to rejoin.

    Okay the word is "Later".

    If you need to take a few days off and you have to give a date to your senior on which you will rejoin give a date of at least two days later from the date you are going to rejoin. (you start taking leave on 1st of November and you think you can rejoin on 7th so tell them that you will rejoin on 9th) It is possible that you may have to take one or two more days off.

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    Re: Give a date of at least two days latter on which you are going to rejoin.

    When booking leave with your manager, we recommend you request one or two extra days' leave.

    That's what I would say. It's much shorter and to the point than your original. It's a bit of a waste of your annual leave though. In the UK, if you say you'll be back on November 9th, you go back on November 9th. If you actually could have gone back to work on November 7th but you go back two days later, you've just wasted two days' leave.

    Here are the issues with your original:
    We don't say "your senior" in this context.
    You needed a comma between "rejoin" and "give".
    You don't "rejoin" your company after being on leave. You just "go back to work" or "return to work". "Rejoin" suggests that you resigned and have been rehired.
    You needed an article before "1st November", before "7th", and before "9th".

    So before you ask the standard "So are my sentences correct?", the answer is "No".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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