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    By my credit card

    Hello.

    In the phrase I would like to pay by creadit card is my before credit unnecessary?

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    Re: By my credit card

    Quote Originally Posted by Rachel Adams View Post
    pay by creadit card
    It is.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 03-Jul-2020 at 22:38.
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    #3

    Re: By my credit card

    Quote Originally Posted by Rachel Adams View Post
    Hello.

    In the phrase I would like to pay by creadit card is my before credit unnecessary?
    If you're asking whether you should say pay by my credit card, no. That would be incorrect. You could, however, say pay with my credit card.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 03-Jul-2020 at 22:39.
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    Re: By my credit card

    Just be sure not to misspell 'credit'.

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    Re: By my credit card

    There are multiple ways of wording this.

    Can I pay by credit card?
    Can I pay with my credit card?
    Can I put it on my credit card?
    Do you take credit cards?
    Credit card OK? (Casual but perfectly understandable.)

    There aren't many places that accept debit cards but refuse credit cards so generally I wouldn't bother even with "credit".

    Can I put it on my card?
    Do you take cards?
    Can I pay by card?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: By my credit card

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    There are multiple ways of wording this.

    Can I pay by credit card?
    Can I pay with my credit card?
    Can I put it on my credit card?
    Do you take credit cards?
    Credit card OK? (Casual but perfectly understandable.)

    There aren't many places that accept debit cards but refuse credit cards so generally I wouldn't bother even with "credit".

    Can I put it on my card?
    Do you take cards?
    Can I pay by card?
    Standing at the counter in a mall, can we also say 'Will credit card do'?
    Last edited by Rollercoaster1; 04-Jul-2020 at 15:09. Reason: typo
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    Re: By my credit card

    Quote Originally Posted by Rollercoaster1 View Post
    Standing at the counter in a mall, can we also say 'Will a credit card do'?
    The meaning is clear, but that's not a natural context for will an xxx do?
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    Re: By my credit card

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    The meaning is clear, but that's not a natural context for will an xxx do?
    Is 'will do' used in statements only?

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    Re: By my credit card

    Quote Originally Posted by Rachel Adams View Post
    Is 'will do' used in statements only?
    No, but it means "suffice", not "be accepted". For example, suppose the bill comes to $16.00 and you hand the cashier a twenty. She says "I'm running low on singles. Do you have a dollar bill?" You check your wallet and don't find one, but you do have some coins. You might say "Would four quarters do?"

    I know you're focusing on British English, but I hope you don't mind the American vocabulary I've used here.
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