Yes, please or you may

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zhaobb

Senior Member
Chinese
Here is a quiz from our grammar course book.

Shall I wake you up tomorrow?

Yes, _____.

A please do B you will C you shall D you may

The answer is A I am wondering if others are OK.
 
  • boozer

    Senior Member
    Bulgarian
    No the others do not work.

    However, C could be used for humorous effect. Said with a suitable tone of voice, it could be interpreted as "In fact, I order you to."
     

    Hau Ruck

    Senior Member
    English - U.S.
    "You may" does not work because "you may" is telling someone they have permission to do so.

    The first person speaking is not asking permission to wake the other person. If that were they case, they'd say "May I wake you" or "Can I wake you".
     
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