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    come and see me sometime/sometimes

    Cherry, come and see me sometime/sometimes. I think you and Ted close right? Bring him too!

    For a start, do both "sometime" and "sometimes" fit in the above?
    Second, should I put a "are" after "Ted" in the bolded part? Thanks.

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    Re: come and see me sometime/sometimes

    Quote Originally Posted by angliholic View Post
    Cherry, come and see me sometime/sometimes. I think you and Ted close right? Bring him too!

    For a start, do both "sometime" and "sometimes" fit in the above?
    Second, should I put a "are" after "Ted" in the bolded part? Thanks.
    Hi, Angli!

    As you suspected, you need to put 'are' after 'Ted'. "I think you and Ted are close, right?"

    Only 'sometime' is correct in your example. ('Sometime' is a general term implying once.) "Cherry, come and see me sometime."

    'Sometimes' means more than once. "Sometimes Cherry comes to see me on her way home from school."

    Please do not be confused by the phrase 'some time'. "Cherry, when you have 'some time' to visit, please give me a call and we'll set a date to get together."

    Cheers,
    Amigos4

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    Smile Re: come and see me sometime/sometimes

    Quote Originally Posted by amigos4 View Post
    Hi, Angli!

    As you suspected, you need to put 'are' after 'Ted'. "I think you and Ted are close, right?"

    Only 'sometime' is correct in your example. ('Sometime' is a general term implying once.) "Cherry, come and see me sometime."

    'Sometimes' means more than once. "Sometimes Cherry comes to see me on her way home from school."

    Please do not be confused by the phrase 'some time'. "Cherry, when you have 'some time' to visit, please give me a call and we'll set a date to get together."

    Cheers,
    Amigos4
    Thanks, Amigos4.
    By the way, is it all right to say "We'll set a day to get together?"

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    Re: come and see me sometime/sometimes

    Quote Originally Posted by angliholic View Post
    Thanks, Amigos4.
    By the way, is it all right to say "We'll set a day to get together?"
    Hi, Angli!

    Yes, "We'll set a day to get together" is perfect!

    I, personally, would say "We'll schedule a day to get together."

    Cheers,
    Amigos4

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    Smile Re: come and see me sometime/sometimes

    Quote Originally Posted by amigos4 View Post
    Hi, Angli!

    Yes, "We'll set a day to get together" is perfect!

    I, personally, would say "We'll schedule a day to get together."

    Cheers,
    Amigos4
    Thanks, Amigos4.
    Do you mean that it's more idiomatic to say "We'll schedule a day ..." and "We'll set a date ...?"

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