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Sun14

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Chinese
Hello, my friends,

I am going to send an email to my teacher to settle the time to meet, and I was wondering how to tell her that I am OK at any time.

My concern is that it would be colloquial to say I am free at any time in email and I am not sure whether I am available is idiomatic. I want to figure out a word that is idiomatic in formal writing.

Would you give me some advice or alternatives? Thank you.
 
  • suzi br

    Senior Member
    English / England
    Hi
    I think either option would be fine. They are both idiomatic in formal writing, but some people prefer to use more syllables when being formal, so you could opt for available on that basis!
     
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