Discussion in 'English Only' started by rabz12, May 26, 2010.
Is this statement correct. How is everything in your side? or Hows everything in your end?
At my end we would say at your end.
What are you trying to say?
What is the context?
What do you think?
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I dont know how to explain it but let me try.
E.g Person A lives in USA and Person B lives in UK. A says to B : Hows everything in your end? (means how is everything within that area you are living)- I am not a native, hope you will understand,
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I wouldn't use it internationally.
The preposition should be "... on your side" or "... at/on your end". "... in your end?" sounds like a question your proctologist might ask.
"On your side" would work Br > Am or vice versa, if a reference to 'the pond' has already been made.
I might say to a southern English friend, "how's it going down your end?" and common sense defers the unintended reference to proctology (even though I am partial to a bit of the ol' doppel-on-ton-druh, especially when it annoys a savna*).
*I feel I ought to clarify for non-natives: savna is my eye-dialect equivalent of southerner in a southerner's accent.
I would say 'How's everything with you?' if it is an informal friendly relationship, meaning How are you?. If it is some business deal or transaction or plan then I might use '... at your end' meaning your part in the deal, or whatever mutual involvement it is.
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