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    Post Asked for calling OR to calling...???

    I am writing a note but I am not sure about the correct grammar. I have to write:

    He was too busy and he asked for calling me back in an houlf hour.

    OR

    He was too busy and he asked to calling me back in an half hour.

    OR

    He was too busy and he asked to call me back in an half hour.

    ????


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    Re: Asked for calling OR to calling...???

    Quote Originally Posted by Office View Post
    I am writing a note but I am not sure about the correct grammar. I have to write:

    He was too busy and he asked for calling me back in an houlf hour.

    OR

    He was too busy and he asked to calling me back in an half hour.

    OR

    He was too busy and he asked to call me back in an half hour.

    ????
    He was too busy and he asked if he could call me back in an half hour.


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    Re: Asked for calling OR to calling...???

    Quote Originally Posted by Office View Post
    I am writing a note but I am not sure about the correct grammar. I have to write:

    He was too busy and he asked for calling me back in an houlf hour.

    OR

    He was too busy and he asked to calling me back in an half hour.

    OR

    He was too busy and he asked to call me back in an half hour.

    ????
    He was too busy and (he) asked me to call him back. (correct)

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    Re: Asked for calling OR to calling...???

    Yes 'he' can be dropped.

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