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    your company is quite far from my home. It would be difficult for me to commute there

    Jim with an Ann (HR representative of a company) on the line: Hi, I would like to come for the interview at your company.

    Ann: Okay, Jim but let me tell you we don't provide cab facility. Would that be okay with you?

    Jim: No, your company is quite far from my home. It would be difficult for me to commute there and back on my own daily.

    Please check my sentences.

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    Re: your company is quite far from my home. It would be difficult for me to commute t

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Jim with an Ann (HR representative of a company) on the line: Hi, I would like to come for the interview at your company.
    Ann: Okay, Jim but let me tell you we don't provide cab facility. Would that be okay with you?
    Jim: No, your company is quite far from my home. It would be difficult for me to commute there and back on my own daily.
    For the first sentence, I suggest:

    Jim is talking on the phone with Ann (an HR representative of a company).

    Also, I suggest that you delete "daily" as it is unnecessary.

    P.S. Please note that I reformatted the dialogue.
    Last edited by Tarheel; 04-Oct-2017 at 04:21.

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    Re: your company is quite far from my home. It would be difficult for me to commute t

    If you do want to emphasize the daily nature of the commute, end the sentence with every day. "Daily" doesn't work there.
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    Re: your company is quite far from my home. It would be difficult for me to commute t

    Tufguy, if you understand the word "commute" then you know it means traveling to a specific place and back on a regular basis. For example, to work and back. (It is both a noun and a verb.)

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    Re: your company is quite far from my home. It would be difficult for me to commute t

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    Tufguy, if you understand the word "commute" then you know it means traveling to a specific place and back on a regular basis. For example, to work and back. (It is both a noun and a verb.)
    Okay, so "commute" alone means "go somewhere and come back on regular basis".

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    Re: your company is quite far from my home. It would be difficult for me to commute t

    I think you have the right idea.

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    Re: your company is quite far from my home. It would be difficult for me to commute t

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Okay, so "commute" alone means "go somewhere and come back on a regular basis".
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    Re: your company is quite far from my home. It would be difficult for me to commute t

    If the company doesn't provide a "cab facility" and you can't do the commute, what's the point in going for an interview?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: your company is quite far from my home. It would be difficult for me to commute t

    Ems, you always say what I've been thinking.

    GS, I would have deleted "alone" in that sentence as it is there for no particular reason.

    Tufguy, you have a way of making a thread twice as long as might be expected, because something new always comes up.

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    Re: your company is quite far from my home. It would be difficult for me to commute t

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    If the company doesn't provide a "cab facility" and you can't do the commute, what's the point in going for an interview?
    No point, but you won't come to know until you have asked this.

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