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    I am not going to take the food from the office's cafeteria anymore. I will bring my

    Is it correct to say "I am not going to take the food from the office's cafeteria anymore. I will bring my own food beginning next week"?

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    Re: I am not going to take the food from the office's cafeteria anymore. I will bring

    It's grammatically okay, but weird. Have you been stealing from the cafeteria?

    It's more natural to say the office cafeteria.
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    Re: I am not going to take the food from the office's cafeteria anymore. I will bring

    I think a more natural version would be something like "I'm not going to eat at the office cafeteria anymore."

    If context makes it clear (for example in a conversation with co-workers), you could simply omit 'office', unless it's unclear which cafeteria you're referring to.
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    Re: I am not going to take the food from the office's cafeteria anymore. I will bring

    And if the context is already clear, you can dispense with the first sentence completely. Saying "I'm going to bring my own food/lunch/dinner in from next week" will do.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I am not going to take the food from the office's cafeteria anymore. I will bring

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    It's grammatically okay, but weird. Have you been stealing from the cafeteria?

    It's more natural to say the office cafeteria.

    No, I was availing the food service but now I don't want to.

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    Re: I am not going to take the food from the office's cafeteria anymore. I will bring

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    No, I was availing using the food service but now I don't want to.
    You can avail yourself of something (in rather formal language), but you can't just avail it.

    Use one of the suggestions in the posts above.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 11-Feb-2020 at 10:03. Reason: Fixed typo
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    Re: I am not going to take the food from the office's cafeteria anymore. I will bring

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    You can avail yourself of something (in rather formal language), but you can't just avail it.

    Use one of the suggestions in the posts above.
    1) I was availing myself of the office food service but I will stop.

    2) I no longer want to avail myself of the office food service.

    Are these correct?

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    Re: I am not going to take the food from the office's cafeteria anymore. I will bring

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Saying "I'm going to bring my own food/lunch/dinner in from next week" will do.
    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    1) I was availing myself of the office food service but I will stop.

    2) I no longer want to avail myself of the office food service.

    Are these correct?
    They're grammatically correct but not sentences anyone would use. Ems's suggestions are much better.
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    Re: I am not going to take the food from the office's cafeteria anymore. I will bring

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    You can avail yourself of something (in rather formal language), but you can't just avail it.

    Use one of the suggestions in the posts above.
    When I went to the Philippines, I came across this usage of avail. It sounded weird to me too, but it exists in some variants.

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