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    "What is the nearest hotel here"

    "What is the nearest hospital here?" {distance}
    "What is the nearest date I can get appointment on?" {time}
    "What is the hotel that's most close to here?" {distance}

    Please correct the above and also tell me how do you naturally say to convey the same meanings.
    Last edited by MeyaN; 07-Nov-2016 at 09:59.
    P.S. Please correct any errors above.

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    Re: "What is the nearest hotel here"

    Two people have asked you to edit your signature line.

    When you have done that we will consider answering your question.

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    Re: "What is the nearest hotel here"

    I'm extremely sorry. I saw them after I had posted this post. I didn't know it's not polite to use capitals.
    Last edited by MeyaN; 07-Nov-2016 at 10:05.

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    Re: "What is the nearest hotel here"

    Fair enough. You didn't need to delete it altogether.

    'Where is the nearest hospital?'

    'What is the earliest date I can get an appointment?'
    'How soon can I get an appointment?'

    'Where is the nearest hotel?'

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    Re: "What is the nearest hotel here"

    It's okay :) I felt it's better to write instead of putting it in signature line.

    Is it alright to put curly brackets? Which type would have been most correct there?

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    Re: "What is the nearest hotel here"

    Is "fair enough" used when the speaker is not in complete agreement with what he's been told? [Checked with the dictionary. Still doubt, so.]

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    Re: "What is the nearest hotel here"

    You say fair enough to acknowledge what someone has just said and to indicate that you understand it. [spoken] OK ⇒ 'I'm taking it to our local police station.''Oh right, fair enough.'. ⇒ 'The message was addressed to me and I don't see why I should show it to you.''Fair enough.'

    http://www.collinsdictionary.com/dic...sh/fair-enough

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    Re: "What is the nearest hotel here"

    Quote Originally Posted by MeyaN View Post
    Is it alright to put curly brackets?
    https://www.scribendi.com/advice/squ...ackets.en.html
    Scroll down to 'Curly Brackets'.

    Quote Originally Posted by MeyaN View Post
    It's okay :)
    See below.
    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Please stop using home-made emoticons. If you want to insert a smiley, click on and choose from those available.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: "What is the nearest hotel here"

    Quote Originally Posted by MeyaN View Post
    It's okay. :) I felt it's better to write instead of putting it in signature line. But you don't need to write it in every post.

    Is it alright to put curly brackets? Which type would have been most correct there?
    Curly brackets are called 'braces' and have a specific use, so they were not the best choice here.

    Click here and scroll down to Brackets, Braces and Parentheses.

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    Re: "What is the nearest hotel here"

    "What is the nearest hospital, here?" Is this correct when asking "what is the name of the nearest hospital?" Is "here" superfluous?

    Also please tell me which is the better word in the above sentence: "when" or "while" or both mean the same?
    Last edited by MeyaN; 06-Dec-2016 at 07:11.
    P.S. Please correct any errors above.

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