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Hurry or Hurry up..? #1 (permalink) Mon Apr 05, 2010 9:55 am   Hurry or Hurry up..?
 

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Most of the time I am not sure about using Hurry or Hurry up in my documents. For example if I write...'' please. hurry to ship the goods soon..'' is it in the right contextual sense or I should write '' please. hurry up to ship the goods soon..''

Explanations will be appreciated with thanks.

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Hurry or Hurry up..? #2 (permalink) Tue Apr 06, 2010 20:46 pm   Hurry or Hurry up..?
 

Hello Sahid, "hurry to ship the goods soon" would be the best of the two.

"I would be most happy if you could hurry the shipment" would be even better.
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Hurry or Hurry up..? #3 (permalink) Tue Apr 06, 2010 21:34 pm   Hurry or Hurry up..?
 

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Hi Sahid,

'Hurry' isn't really a word that would be used in a business context. I would suggest: I would be grateful if you would expedite shipment of goods as quickly possible. 'Hurry' and certainly 'hurry up' are more conversational as in: We'll have to hurry if we want to catch the bus. Come on, hurry up we can't wait any longer.

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REP #4 (permalink) Wed Apr 07, 2010 0:49 am   REP
 

I THINK BOTH ARE RIGHT.
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Hurry or Hurry up..? #5 (permalink) Thu Apr 08, 2010 10:32 am   Hurry or Hurry up..?
 

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Many thanks Mr. Kitosdad and Mr. Alan...

As I am communicating mostly with Chinese business mates....I found using the conversational as well as very common words and phrases are much better for them to easily understand....

Anyway..I am very thankful to our masters for their sincere response to my request...

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