Quick Answer: Can I Speak To Or May I Speak To?

Did you speak to or with?

Grammatically…in present tense we can say DO YOU SPEAK TO HIM.

“Did you speak to him?” is correct usage as Did is followed by 1st form of verb.

Did you speak to him is correct, as we don’t use past tense with “did”..

How do you politely ask for a phone call?

To ask for a phone call in a business context requires correct timing, formal language and you to be gentle. In a private context you can just say “I will call you” when you feel the conversation is suitable to do so.

Who should I speak to?

Whom should be used to refer to the object of a verb or preposition. When in doubt, try this simple trick: If you can replace the word with “he”’ or “’she,” use who. If you can replace it with “him” or “her,” use whom.

Can I call you is correct?

“Can I call you?” is used when you want to ask permission to phone someone at an undetermined point in the future. “Shall I call you?” is used when you want to offer to phone someone.

Is it correct to say this is she when answering the phone?

A common example is the phrase “This is she.” used to answer a telephone. The correct way to phrase the example would be “This is her.”, though most people prefer the familiar businesslike shorthand “Speaking.” …

Can I speak to or speak with?

In both the cases, the meaning is “have a conversation with somebody.” The difference is that speak to (or talk to) is less polite, since it put the emphasis on one doing the conversation, while speak with (or talk with) is more polite, since it doesn’t put the emphasis on just one doing the conversation.

Can I talk to you or may I talk to you?

For me, both “Can I speak to…” and “Can I talk to…” sound fine, and they’re entirely interchangeable. You can also use “Could I speak to John, please?” But, as the others have said, “may” sounds very formal, and isn’t much used.

How do you respond to May I speak to?

Senior Member. for example when sb ask on the phone “May I speak to John?”, I know you can answer “yes, speaking.” or “yes, it’s him/ it’s him speaking”.

Can I call you for a moment?

For example, you called a person on the phone, or you went to your co-workers office to visit them, and “do you have a moment?” is a way to ask if the other person has time to talk with you, if they are available and not busy. So, “do you have a moment?” is a way to respect that person’s time.