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    #1

    We'll drop off here.

    We'll drop off here.
    Please drop us off here.

    Are both sentences OK?

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    #2

    Re: We'll drop off here.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    We'll drop get off here.
    If that's not what you mean, post back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    Please drop us off here.
    OK.

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    #3

    Re: We'll drop off here.

    Thanks, teechar.

    If we are passengers in a car, do I say "We want to get off here"?
    Last edited by Tan Elaine; 09-May-2017 at 11:10.

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    #4

    Re: We'll drop off here.

    You might use that if you're planning the journey beforehand and giving the driver instructions.
    Otherwise, if you're already in the car, you might use "can we get off here please?" or "we'd like to get off here please."

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    #5

    Re: We'll drop off here.

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    You might use that if you're planning the journey beforehand and giving the driver instructions.
    Otherwise, if you're already in the car, you might use "can we get off here please?" or "we'd like to get off here please."
    Is it wrong to write? ...you might use "Can we get off here, please?" or "We'd like to get off here, please." (The first letter is capitalised and there is a comma before "please".)

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    #6

    Re: We'll drop off here.

    I'm okay with the comma, but I wouldn't capitalize "can" or "we" in the above.

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    #7

    Re: We'll drop off here.

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    I'm okay with the comma, but I wouldn't capitalize "can" or "we" in the above.
    Thanks, teechar.

    Can I deduce from your reply that it's wrong to capitalize "can" and "we"?

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    Re: We'll drop off here.

    If you're in a car/taxi, say 'Can we get out here, please?'

    On a bus, you'd say 'Can I get off here, please?'

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    #9

    Re: We'll drop off here.

    I would certainly capitalise the first letter of each sentence in quotes. I wouldn't if I were asking only about the first word.

    Is it right to say "Can we get off here please?" and "Would you let us off here please?"
    Should I use "can" and "would" at the start of my sentences?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #10

    Re: We'll drop off here.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    If you're in a car/taxi, say 'Can we get out here, please?'

    On a bus, you'd say 'Can I get off here, please?'
    It's acceptable to say "we want to get off/out here" in a slightly less polite manner.

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