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    Tan Elaine is offline Key Member
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    ...revert to you as soon as possible.

    I will revert to you as soon as possible.

    Is "revert to you" the correct phrase to mean "get back to you"?

    Thanks.

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    Re: ...revert to you as soon as possible.

    No. Use get back.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: ...revert to you as soon as possible.

    In my previous job, older members of staff occasionally wrote "Please revert [to me] as soon as possible". I always assumed it was just a very old-fashioned usage and I don't think I've seen it for about 20 years. I recommend that you avoid it. As GS said, use "get back", or use "reply".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: ...revert to you as soon as possible.

    This dictionary lists the usage as being Indian English.
    I am not a teacher

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    Re: ...revert to you as soon as possible.

    I have read it in letters in Indian English where they want someone to reply.

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    Re: ...revert to you as soon as possible.

    I see this all the time. Use "reply," unless you want the reader to think you are Indian. (Not that there's anything wrong with that.)

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