please let me know

Discussion in 'Suomi (Finnish)' started by Gavril, Apr 8, 2014.

  1. Gavril Senior Member

    English, USA

    In English, private messages (e-mail or otherwise) will often end in the following sort of way:

    You don't necessarily *need* to say "let me know" in this type of context, but many people consider it polite to do so nonetheless.

    What about in Finnish? Is there a phrase that functions like "Please let me know" in the above context, or is it more common to simply make a request and then say "thanks"?

  2. Hakro

    Hakro Senior Member

    Helsinki, Finland
    Finnish - Finland
    I'm quite used to use this "please let me know" when writing in English, but only now I realized that in Finnish there is no equivalent phrase, as far as I know. In a similar situation I would write for example:

    "Kiitos jos teillä oli aikaa tutustua ehdotukseeni. Jos se kiinnostaa teitä, kerron mielelläni lisää."

    Maybe other Finns can help you better.
  3. Gavril Senior Member

    English, USA
    Thanks Hakro. It wasn't until I thought about this question that I noticed the redundancy of "Please let me know" in English.

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