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annrichr

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Please let me know if both, or just one of the following two sentences is correct:

1. I would appreciate if you would send me your records.

-or-

2. I would appreciate it if you would send me your records.

The only difference being that the 2nd sentence includes the word "it".

Thank you
annrichr
 

albertino

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Please let me know if both, or just one of the following two sentences is correct:

1. I would appreciate if you would send me your records.:cross:

-or-

2. I would appreciate it if you would send me your records.:tick:

The only difference being that the 2nd sentence includes the word "it".

Thank you
annrichr

;-) You should have asked the reason why. (Not a teacher)
 

Dawood Usmani

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;-) You should have asked the reason why. (Not a teacher)
I'm asking the reason why. I would appreciate it if you could let me know the reason.
Best regard!
Dawood :lilangel:
 

albertino

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When "appreciate" means "to thank or be grateful for something", it must be followed by "it" or "impersonal nouns" but not "personal nouns or pronouns" with an "if-clause".
E.g. We apologize for any inconvenience caused and would appreciate it if you could treat this matter as urgent.
And you can not say " I would appreciate him/her if he/she could help.
;-)Again, Not a teacher.
 
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