I want to ask somebody to have a look on my online advertisement.

Is my sentence correct?

Do I use would correctly?

Would be great if you could have a look on my advertisement


Much appreciated if you could have a look on my advertisement

  • It would be better if you started with the word “it”: It would be great if you could... (Leaving off the “it” is acceptable as informal speech, but if you’re truly worried about grammar you might want to include it.) – J.R. Feb 27 '18 at 10:34
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    It would be great... is an informal expression, more likely to be used among friends and colleagues. It would be appreciated... is more formal, better suited to a request aimed at teachers, employers and the like. – Ronald Sole Feb 27 '18 at 11:28
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    Usually one would say "have a look at my (online) advertisement". – Peter Feb 27 '18 at 12:56

The sentence

Would be great if you could have a look at my advertisement

elides (omits) the initial "It" which serves as the subject of the verb (to be). This is a judgement call, but I would think this appropriate only for highly informal conversation among friends. If a co-worker said this, asking for input on a business project, I would have a negative view.

I would also say "if you would have a look..." rather than "could" because i am asking if the person is willing to do this, not if s/he is able to. But that is a nuance that even many native speakers now ignore, and either will be understood.

(I agree with the previous answer that it should be "look at my advertisement", not look on my advertisement".)

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"On" is not the correct preposition. Use "at" instead.

"Would be great if you could have a look at my advertisement" is completely normal english.

"Much appreciated if you could take a look at my advertisement" is also totally acceptable

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