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Is "could use" considered rude?

For example:

"We could use some extra information"

"For this task we could use some help from..."

Thank you

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It is certainly not rude or impolite but you would be better served using something a little more formal like:

"For this task we could benefit from some help from...."

  • Thank you very much. I cannot upvote you because I have not enough reputation. :-( – ordago Oct 6 '14 at 15:49
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    @ordago You do now! – Araucaria Oct 7 '14 at 11:10
  • I'm at 13, I need 15 points :-) – ordago Oct 8 '14 at 10:12
  • Now I can, upvoted :-) – ordago Oct 29 '14 at 11:14

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