Friday, 18 March 2011

English Lessons - Indianisms: Reply, Reply back

You reply to someone about something. You do not reply back to someone about something. To 'reply' means to 'get back', so saying 'reply back' is simply repeating yourself.


Wrong: I replied back to her query.
Correct: I replied to her query.

You can view my full article on Indianisms, on CNNGo:


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