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    #1

    The guarantee on a product.

    Tom: I want to buy that XYZ product.

    Sales person: OK sir you get a guarantee on this product.

    Tom: "How much time" or "How long" do I get the guarantee for?

    Sales person: You get a guarantee for two years.

    Please check.

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    Re: The guarantee on a product.

    More realistically:

    Tom: I want to buy this chainsaw. How long is it guaranteed for?

    Sales assistant: Two years, sir.

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    Re: The guarantee on a product.

    You will remember that we discouraged you from using "XYZ company" instead of just "XYZ" or a fictitious company name.

    The same recommendation applies to this thread, in which you used "XYZ product". That suggests that "XYZ" is a replacement for an actual word. Let's assume that Rover's suggestion of "chainsaw" was what you wanted to buy. In that case, your question would be "I want to buy that chainsaw product". That's not natural. If you really don't want to specify a product in your example sentence, you could write "I want to buy that [name of product]" - the reader will know that when you ask the real question, you will insert the name of the product in the space between the square brackets.

    Note that you can ask "How long is the guarantee?" as an alternative to Rover's "How long is it guaranteed for?"
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: The guarantee on a product.

    I would say How long is the guarantee?

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    #5

    Re: The guarantee on a product.

    Sales person: OK sir you get a guarantee on this product. You get a guarantee for two years on this product. Could you please correct these two sentences as well?

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    Re: The guarantee on a product.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Sales person: OK, sir, you get a guarantee on this product. You get a guarantee for two years on this product.
    Thread closed as you have posted two new threads.

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