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Is 'May I come in' suitable for a classrom situation? We usually say 'May I come in' when we enter the classroom, but I have heard that it's not a suitable expression. Is it true?
Oct 16, 2016 9:37 AM
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The expression is 100% correct and 100% suitable, Olga.. but it would be better still with a 'please,' on the end...
October 16, 2016
If you need to ask for permission to enter a room, the phrase is suitable. It can be used in any situation if you want to know if you are allowed to enter somewhere.
October 16, 2016
Under what circumstances are you referring to - that you would need to ask to enter a classroom? In the US, you would just enter and say nothing. This, of course, is when you are supposed to be there. :) If you are not supposed to be there, you would not enter at all. In this case, if you asked, you would be refused. Is there a specific circumstance that you are referring to? (Maybe following the rules of another culture/country, but having to speak in English?)
October 16, 2016
I think it is good to use like that. I, my friend and my teacher also say so
October 16, 2016
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