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    #1

    You made me lose the... deal? piece of business?

    How can I say when I am almost closing a deal but somebody's else behavior makes me fail?

    You made me lose the... "deal?"
    or, "piece of business"?

    I've searched the web for a similar sentence but only found "you made me lose the game"

    Thanks,

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    #2

    Re: You made me lose the... deal? piece of business?

    Quote Originally Posted by sombrello View Post
    How What can I say when I am almost closing about to close a deal but somebody's else behavior makes me fail?

    You made me lose the (no ellipsis required here) "deal"or (no comma required here) "piece of business"?

    I've searched the web for a similar sentence but only found "You made me lose the game".

    Thanks,
    I have no idea why you used a sign there.
    It's fine to say "lose the deal".

    Note my corrections above.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: You made me lose the... deal? piece of business?

    Thank you for your kind answer, and for the other corrections too.

    So I can say "You made me lose the deal". Being a very simple sentence, since I found no recurrence on the web I suspected it to be not in use.

    Best regards,
    (I use it as my signature)

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    #4

    Re: You made me lose the... deal? piece of business?

    You won't find every sentence in existence on the web.

    Please don't use "" as your signature. There is no need for a signature anyway - we can see your username on every post. Also, it will cause frequent confusion because people will assume it is a typo, an accidental keystroke, or the beginning of a sentence you haven't finished and you will find it commented on or corrected multiple times, wasting time and space.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: You made me lose the... deal? piece of business?

    Write somebody else's behavior.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #6

    Re: You made me lose the... deal? piece of business?

    Missed that.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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