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    #1

    bring along

    Please bring along your original certificates to enrollment counter for certifying.


    Am I using "bring along" correctly? Or can I just say "please bring..."?
    If I make any mistakes in English, please let me know! Please! Thank you!

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    #2

    Re: bring along

    Quote Originally Posted by Maybo View Post
    Please bring along your original certificates to the enrollment counter for certifying.

    Am I using "bring along" correctly? Or can I just say "please bring..."?
    Yes and yes.

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    #3

    Re: bring along

    I'd drop "along".
    I am not a teacher.

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    #4

    Re: bring along

    Don't use along in this situation.

    When we say bring along, the meaning is 'bring with you'. Since taking the certificates is the only reason for this particular visit to the counter, along doesn't make sense. If it were not the only reason, along would be appropriate.

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    #5

    Re: bring along

    You can use either. "Please bring" is, for me, simply a bit more formal than "Please bring along". They effectively mean the same thing when talking about carrying a physical item from one place to another.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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