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Someone wants a task to be done by me. And before picking I want to quote an amount say 50$ for it.
So some ways to quote an amount is :

  1. Are you fine with 50$ for this task ?
  2. Will 50$ work for you ?

Are above lines correct ? Any better way to convey the same ?

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    Note that the convention is to put the dollar sign before the number: $50, not 50$. – nnnnnn Nov 22 '20 at 8:24
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Both of those are acceptable. There are a lot of different ways you could say it!

"I could do it for $50. Does that sound good?"

"Does $50 seem fair to you?"

"I think $50 would be reasonable, if you agree?"

Etc. Etc. As I said, there are many different ways you could say it. If I had to pick one of your two, I'd go with the second one, because it sounds a bit simpler, more natural, and more relaxed to me. But there is absolutely nothing wrong with your first option!

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  • In the above you mentioned - I could do it for $50. Shouldnt it be - I can do it for 50$. Just confirming the use of could and can here which one is correct – Rohit sharma Nov 22 '20 at 7:37
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    could sounds more polite. – user405662 Nov 22 '20 at 8:48
  • 1) can you check if that link works ? 2) could you check if that link works are both 1 and 2 correct. As i understand since could sounds more polite so 2 will be a better choice. correct me – Rohit sharma Nov 25 '20 at 5:27

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