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    We top-up our mobile or mobile account but how about "dish TV"?

    We top-up our mobile or mobile account but how about "dish TV"?

    In India you do have the facility to get your dish TV topped-up (prepaid). Can we say "We get our dish TV topped-up " or "We get dish TV topped-up for the deactivated (the channels that we used not to watch but now want to watch) channels as well."

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    Re: We top-up our mobile or mobile account but how about "dish TV"?

    I wouldn't use "deactivated" there. Perhaps: We get dish TV for the channels we didn't use to watch but now want to watch."

    Also: "We get our dish TV topped up" looks good to me.

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    Re: We top-up our mobile or mobile account but how about "dish TV"?

    Note that the phrasal verb to top up doesn't take a hyphen. The compound noun top-up does. Such nouns rapidly evolve into complete words, though, and I think a topup will become common if it isn't already. The forum editor's spell-checker doesn't like it.
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    Re: We top-up our mobile or mobile account but how about "dish TV"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    I wouldn't use "deactivated" there. Perhaps: We get dish TV for the channels we didn't use to watch but now want to watch."

    Also: "We get our dish TV topped up" looks good to me.
    I have topped up my dish TV for the channels I didn't use to watch but want to watch now. Is it correct?

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    Re: We top-up our mobile or mobile account but how about "dish TV"?

    That's almost exactly what I said. Of course I agree with you.

    P.S. You don't need "have" there, but it's not wrong, in my opinion.

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    Re: We top-up our mobile or mobile account but how about "dish TV"?

    It sounds to me like you upgraded your TV package. You have now paid for channels that you used to not have. That's an upgrade. Not a refill or a "top up."

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    Re: We top-up our mobile or mobile account but how about "dish TV"?

    We don't use "dish TV" in the UK. It's usually cable TV or satellite TV.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: We top-up our mobile or mobile account but how about "dish TV"?

    And here in the States, Dish TV is a satellite TV company. Living out of reach of cable, I subscribe to it myself.
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    Re: We top-up our mobile or mobile account but how about "dish TV"?

    You might also want to use renew and subscription/bundle in such a context.

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