to say or to speak Please could you phone me after 10 minutes. I'm not convenient to say (or to speak) right speak is better I think.Is "convenient " acceptable here?
Jan 29, 2017 6:09 PM
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Could you phone me back in 10 minutes, please? I am not able to speak right now.
January 29, 2017
if you wanna use the word convenient than the better construction would be: " IT'S NOT CONVENIENT FOR ME TO SPEAK RIGHT NOW" . But deffinetly "I'm not able to speak right now" is simpler and better. peace out
January 29, 2017
Thank you very much Angela!
January 29, 2017
"I'm sorry, I can't talk right now. Could you please phone me in 10 minutes?" "Speak" just sounds wrong here, unless you're physically unable to speak (your voice has stopped working). In this situation where it is a matter of convenience, I would use "talk."
January 29, 2017
Thank you Manar!
January 29, 2017
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