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    Smile Iím overworking tonight I may be late a bit.

    Hello~ Can you help me say this naturally please?


    On the phone.

    A: Hey, sorry,
    ⓐIím overworking tonight I may be late a bit.
    ⓑIím doing overtime work tonight I might be late a bit.

    ⓒI have a overtieme work tonight

    B: Oh, I see. Thanks for calling me. Actually I was a bit worried what if you donít come tonight. As you know I have lots of things to move out.
    ⓐSo around what time can you be here?
    ⓑSo about what time can you come here?

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    Exclamation Re: Iím overworking tonight I may be late a bit.

    Quote Originally Posted by flytothesky View Post
    Hello~ Can you help me say this naturally please?


    On the phone.

    A: Hey, sorry,
    ⓐIím overworking tonight I may be late a bit.
    ⓑIím doing overtime work tonight, so I may be late a bit.
    ⓒI have a overtieme work tonight, so I may be late a bit

    B: Oh, I see. Thanks for calling me. Actually I was a bit worried in case you would not come tonight. As you know I have a lot of things to move out.
    ⓐSo around what time can you be here?
    ⓑSo about what time can you come here?
    Both correct but to be more natural say: So when can I expect you here?
    skp

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    Re: Iím overworking tonight I may be late a bit.

    Try:
    A: I am working late tonight, so I may be a bit late.
    B: Thanks for calling. I was afraid you might not show up.


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