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I would like to inform my customer about finding an item that he was looking for. Plz check it for me.Thanks

Dear Customer,
You filled out a missing item form for item "x" that was missing from th shelf. We searched for the item and found it. FYI, the item is on the first floor of stationery collectionon on stack #12.
Thanks for your patience regarding this situation.
Sincerely,
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Dear Customer,
You filled out a missing item form for item "x" that was not found on the shelf. We searched for the item and found it. FYI, the item is now on the first floor of Stationery Collection on stack #12.

Thanks for your patience regarding this situation.
Sincerely,
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Please, teachers, proofread this:

One can search the web for something.
One can search for something on the web.
One can search something on the web.

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Yes, these are all correct.

Search is the verb.

You can also "search for" something

P.S. - Start you own question thread if you have a new topic to discuss, please :lol:
 

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Ok, next time I will. I thought it was not needed because this is a simple question that is related to the original post:

We searched for the item and found it.

But it's OK, you are dead right, Susie.
This verb, search, reminds me of an old doubt, but you Susie clarified that for me. Thanks.
One more question:
Could one say:

Search on the web instead of search the web.

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Yes, they both mean the same:

Search on the web for . . . .

Search the web for . . . .
 

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One can search the web for something.
One can search for something on the web.
One can search something on the web.
One and two are okay, but not three. You can search the Web for something or you can search for something on the Web. Do not omit the "for" in "search for".

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Ok, I am sorry, I'd like to ask someone else's opinion on this

Search something on the web
or
Search for something on the web

Could both of them be correct?
I hope so.

By the way, in this case, could I say I hope instead of I hope so, there's a difference between them?

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Ok, I am sorry, I'd like to ask someone else's opinion on this

Search something on the web
or
Search for something on the web

Could both of them be correct?
I hope so.

By the way, in this case, could I say I hope instead of I hope so, there's a difference between them?

Many Thanks.

first is incorrect as for is missing
second is completely correct
I hope I helped you:-D
If I helped you? I hope so;-)
 

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Many thanks bandera, it helped a lot on the "search" usage. However, about the "I hope so", the coin has not dropped yet.

If I helped you? I hope so.

Could it be "I hope" ?
I've heard some Americans say this on the TV series.

-Do you think Senator X is good candidate?
-I hope.


Something like that.

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Many thanks bandera, it helped a lot on the "search" usage. However, about the "I hope so", the coin has not dropped yet.

If I helped you? I hope so.

Could it be "I hope" ?
I've heard some Americans say this on the TV series.

-Do you think Senator X is good candidate?
-I hope.

we've got to ask Americans;-)
but seriously: some examples, is this film good? I hope so= I hope it is good.
so you can not say " I hope so it is good"
getting back to your question- Americans might say "do you think Senator X is a good candidate?- I hope (so)". They just omit "so" but they mean it. Am I right, Americans?:-D The other alternative is they say "I hope (he is a good candidate)" where the part in the brackets is omited. The idea is to make language short and simple... Whether it is correct or not...you know what I mean?
 

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Yeah I got it, actually I was guessing it was like that, I am not sure.

I hope "hope so" as a answer be equal to "hope". Maybe this is going to be just a colloquialism.

What do you teachers say?

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Many thanks bandera, it helped a lot on the "search" usage. However, about the "I hope so", the coin has not dropped yet.

If I helped you? I hope so.

Could it be "I hope" ?
I've heard some Americans say this on the TV series.

-Do you think Senator X is good candidate?
-I hope.

Something like that.

Thanks

Say:
Have I helped you? I hope so. (Meaning: "I hope I have helped you.")​
Well, we have changed the subject. At least, I hope so. ;-)


"I hope so" is certainly the safe choice.
I hope so = that is what I hope​
A: Do you think Senator X is a good candidate?
B: I hope. (Meaning: "I hope he is.")

If you say you hope somebody is a good candidate you are not sure he is, but it is your wish that he is one.

:)

Have I answered this question? I hope so.
;-)
 
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