Useful phrases for making and changing appointments.
Asking to meet
“Are you available on the 17th?”
“Can we meet on the 16th?”
“How does the 3rd sound to you?”
“Are you free next week?”
“Would Friday suit you?”
“Is next Tuesday convenient for you?”
“What about sometime next week?”
Agreeing on a date
“Yes, Thursday is fine.”
“Thursday suits me.”
“Thursday would be perfect.”
Suggesting a different date
“I’m afraid I can’t on the 3rd. What about the 6th?”
“I’m sorry, I won’t be able to make it on Monday. Could we meet on Tuesday instead?”
“Ah, Wednesday is going to be a little difficult. I’d much prefer Friday, if that’s alright with you.”
“I really don’t think I can on the 17th. Can we meet up on the 19th?”
Setting a time
“What sort of time would suit you?”
“Is 3pm a good time for you?”
“If possible, I’d like to meet in the morning.”
“How does 2pm sound to you?”
Changing the arrangement
“You know we were going to meet next Friday? Well, I’m very sorry, but something urgent has come up.”
“I’m afraid that I’m not going to be able to meet you after all. Can we fix another time?”
“Something has just cropped up and I won’t be able to meet you this afternoon. Can we make another time?”
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