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    reason for

    Could someone please correct these sentences?

    1. Can I know the reason for why you don't want to come to the party with me?

    2.I don't remember chatting with you. Did we ever had a chat on yahoo before?

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    Muktha.

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    Re: reason for

    Quote Originally Posted by muktha View Post
    Could someone please correct these sentences?

    1. Can I know the reason for why you don't want to come to the party with me?

    May I know the reason you don't want to come to the party with me?
    May I know why you don't want to go to the party with me?

    Can means capability, may is asking for permission and is the better word in that sentence.

    2.I don't remember chatting with you. Did we ever had a chat on yahoo before?
    I don't remember chatting with you. Did we ever have a chat on Yahoo before?
    I don't remember chatting with you. Did we ever chat on Yahoo before?

    Regards,
    Muktha.
    I am not a teacher.

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