Author Topic: A sentence from an Invitation letter  (Read 1774 times)

Offline mallu

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A sentence from an Invitation letter
« on: February 17, 2014, 11:01:05 AM »
Friends kindly luk at the following sentence
'We request the honour of your presence at the wedding of our daughter-----
I feel something is wrong with this sentence. what do u think.?
Kindly give me an answer
« Last Edit: February 17, 2014, 11:16:00 AM by mallu »

Offline Daniel

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Re: A sentence from an Invitation letter
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2014, 11:27:02 AM »
Nothing is "wrong" with it. It's formal/presentational. In fact, it sounds completely normal to me in that context.

In fact, Google reveals a few more similar uses:
https://www.google.com/search?q=%22We+request+the+honor+of+your+presence+at+the+wedding+of+our+daughter%22
(More variants are found without quotes.)

What in particular seems wrong, if you have a specific question?
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