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    Ungifted is offline Junior Member
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    for yourself

    Customer: This is a nice dress.

    Please tell me what is right #a or #b?
    a. Salesman: Just try it on for yourself.
    b. Salseman: Just try it on yourself.

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    Re: for yourself

    Either is possible.

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    Re: for yourself

    They are both a bit abrupt. A polite salesman would say ​Feel free to try it on.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: for yourself

    Quote Originally Posted by Ungifted View Post
    Customer: This is a nice dress.

    Please tell me what is right #a or #b?
    a. Salesman: This is super comfortable and fits anyone. Just try it on for yourself and you'll see what I mean. - Clothing for you.
    b. Salesman: This lotion is really soothing. Just try it on yourself. - Something you apply, something you put on, tested on you.
    b2. Salesman: Hmm. Is she close to your size? Oh, she's just a little smaller? How about you just try it on yourself and see how it fits. If it's just a tiny bit snug, it's probably right for her, don't you think? And if it's loose on you, it will be too big for her. - Clothing for someone else, not you.


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