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    #1

    Usage of shoot for email

    Does the following sentence sound natural?

    Shoot me an email should you need any clarification.


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    Re: Usage of shoot for email

    Yes. It's very colloquial.
    Just like a person might 'fire off' an angry letter to someone.
    The sentence is something like, "Shoot off an email to me if..." which is shortened to, "Shoot me an email..."

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    Re: Usage of shoot for email

    In AE, it's informal and colloquial, but friendly, as it implies such speed that a lengthy effort is not needed, and is therefore a very small request.

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