"Could we connect for a short meeting?"

Is this sentence correct or could it be phrased in a better way? The intention is to send this message to someone and do a zoom meeting. I feel there is a repetition here Like I am mentioning connect and meeting in the same sentence. While both have a similar meaning

  • It's fine, nothing wrong, and 'connect' and 'meeting' are not really repetition. Mar 13 at 15:08
  • Whilst it's fine, no problem, I think I would have said "Can we hold/have a short [Zoom] meeting?" Mar 13 at 17:01
  • @Peter Will using could instead of can be better or more polite? Especially if I am messaging this to someone in the office.
    – nicku
    Mar 14 at 7:41
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    @nicku I guess it all depends on your relationship to the other party. If you are the more senior then "can" is probably what you would use, but if you are the junior then "could" Mar 14 at 11:53


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