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    Is the following sentence correct and natural?

    Please stamped on the documents and return us by e-mail.
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    #2

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    No. What is being stamped? Some sort of official approval?

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    #3

    Re: stamp

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    Is the following sentence correct and natural?

    Please stamped on the documents and return us by e-mail.
    No. Please read about imperative sentences in English and try again.
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    #4

    Re: stamp

    Please note that the documents were stamped by your company.
    Is it okay now?
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    #5

    Re: stamp

    No, and it's equally unclear what you're talking about. Answer these questions, please:

    1. Have you already sent the documents to the other company?
    2. Do they have to stamp the documents?
    3. If the answer to #2 is "Yes", what exactly do you want them to do after they stamp the documents?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6

    Re: stamp

    I want the customer return us the stamped's documents.
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    #7

    Re: stamp

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    I want the customer to return us the stamped's stamped documents.
    That was almost correct. Have you read the page about the imperative that I linked to? Your signature says that you're "an English learner". Please demonstrate that by following our suggestions. Apply what you learn when you reply.
    Last edited by GoesStation; 27-Feb-2020 at 13:20. Reason: Add a missing space.
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    #8

    Re: stamp

    "I want the customer to return us" isn't correct. GoesStation's correction at the end of the sentence is fine - it should be "the stamped documents". You can use:

    1. I want the customer to stamp the documents and return them to us.
    2. I want the customer to return the stamped documents to us.

    Sentence 1 makes it clear who is to stamp the documents.
    Sentence 2 is ambiguous regarding who is to stamp (or already has stamped) the documents.

    I think both of my sentences are beyond your level, Polyester. Also, Polyester, why didn't you answer my three questions in post #5?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #9

    Re: stamp

    You can't possibly have the documents stamped and send them by email, can you? Scanned copies perhaps?
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    Re: stamp

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    No, and it's equally unclear what you're talking about. Answer these questions, please:

    1. Have you already sent the documents to the other company?
    2. Do they have to stamp the documents?
    3. If the answer to #2 is "Yes", what exactly do you want them to do after they stamp the documents?
    1. NO.
    2. NO.
    3. If customer did it, please send back to us.

    Is it clear now?
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