Native English speakers, could you please help me with these issues?

1. At a restaurant, is it correct to say:

"I'm making my order, but you can take your time to make yours."

2. Is this sentence correct:

"Heimlich manouveur is a first-aid technique used in the event of airway obstruction."

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  • Mark
    Lv 7
    8 months ago
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    2 is correct though you didn't spell "maneuvre" (or "maneuver") correctly. 1 is GRAMMATICALLY correct, but "I've decided what to order, but you can take your time figuring out what you want" is more common.

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    • Pontus
      Lv 7
      7 months agoReport

      John P's version works in the USA as well. Although, I'm - is very common in casual settings. Although it suggests that you will probably all order together. If you intend to order before others are ready, say: I am going to order, but feel free to order when you are ready.

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