Present perfect/past simple; I am to/I am supposed to

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Tapies

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Hi,

please can you advise on the following? Which is correct/better?

I have sent you a letter. Did you receive it?
or
I have sent you a letter. Have you received it?
Or both?

How much am I supposed to pay?
or
How much am I to pay?
Or both?


Thank you.
 

jamiep

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Scotland
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Hi,

please can you advise on the following? Which is correct/better?

I have sent you a letter. Did you receive it?
or
I have sent you a letter. Have you received it?
Or both?

I would say both are ok but "Have you" is possibly slightly better.


How much am I supposed to pay?
or
How much am I to pay?
Or both?

Both are fine.


Thank you.
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