What is the acceptable phrase?

  • No have enough seats
  • Don't have enough seats

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    Please use complete sentences for your examples. Phrases out of context can have different meanings. – Davo Dec 26 '17 at 12:17

Well, I'm not sure either one is that great. I would say it this way:

"No, we don't have enough seats."


"We don't have enough seats."

No. 1 is definitely wrong. No. 2 is rather rude. I would never just say, "Don't have enough seats", because I'd be afraid of being punched in the face if I did say this.


It would depend on the audience. An example;

Space is limited. Please reserve your seat now.

Limited Seats Available.

RSVP Now to Reserve your Seat.

Going Fast! Only A Few Seats Left! Reserve Now!

Reservations Reccomended to Accomodate Parties of 4 or More.

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    When would each of these be suitable or not? – Nathan Tuggy Dec 26 '17 at 8:36

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