Asking Politely

Am I using correct grammar in this sentence: "I ask that you please review and reply to me with updates."


Looking at your sentence we could change a couple things, to make it a bit more natural. For example: I ask that you please review ________ (identify the object or thing to be reviewed) and reply with any updates. (We can remove "to me" as it is assumed that the person will reply to you specifically.


I ask that you please review the report and reply with any needed updates (…and send me any updates).

I noticed that you titled this question "asking politely", so if you would like some other ways to ask things, in a polite way, here are some examples;

Would you be so kind as to....
If you wouldn't mind ______ing...
Could you please...

Click here to post comments

Return to ask your grammar questions here..

Still looking?  Search the site for exactly what you need using the site search box below.

Happy exploring!

Discover these Amazing ESL Materials!

It's English Time! English Express! 5 Simple Steps to Better Writing! English Harmony 2.0! Pronunciation Power!
Effortless English! Best Accent Training! Ola Zur! English Grammar Revolution! English Success

Sign-up For The Learn English Newsletter

Your E-mail Address
Your First Name (optional)
Then

Don't worry — your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you Learn English Newsletter.

Every month I get the learning English newsletter and it helps me improve my English.  it is very cool! - Inara