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    Vacant seats or spare seat.

    All girls please sit down. Take your seats and I will sit later if there are any vacant seats or spare seat. (I think it is correct to use full stop here I mean I have used "If")

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    Re: Vacant seats or spare seat.

    Are there both boys and girls in the room?
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    Re: Vacant seats or spare seat.

    I would say that I would sit if there were any empty seats.

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    Re: Vacant seats or spare seat.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Are there both boys and girls in the room?
    No, girls only.

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    Re: Vacant seats or spare seat.

    You'd only say 'all girls please sit' if for some reason you had mixed ages or mixed genders, and you wanted the girls to sit while the boys/women/men remained standing. If they're all the same approximate age and gender, it's pointless to say 'all girls'.

    Just say 'everyone please sit down', or if you wish to address them by gender then just say 'girls/women/ladies, please sit down'.

    I suspect you're looking for something to say in a situation where you're trying to be polite and offer the limited number of seats to the women first. If so, I'd probably say something like "Please go ahead and have a seat. I'll sit later if there are enough seats."
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 30-Nov-2016 at 19:08. Reason: Fixing typo.
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