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    motto phrasing

    Which is more correct

    Helping us make possible, the impossible
    Helping us make the impossible, possible
    Help make the impossible, possible
    Help make possible the impossible

    Thanks for your help
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    Re: motto phrasing

    Quote Originally Posted by jmleb View Post
    Which is more correct

    Helping us make possible, the impossible
    Helping us make the impossible, possible
    Help make the impossible, possible
    Help make possible the impossible

    Thanks for your help
    jmleb
    university of Kansas
    Help us make impossible possible

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    Re: motto phrasing

    Quote Originally Posted by anupumh View Post
    Help us make impossible possible

    Sorry, but I have to disagree. In UK English, we would say............


    Helping us make the impossible, possible.


    .....especially if this is part of a mission statement for a fledgling business.

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    Last edited by buggles; 21-Oct-2009 at 21:53. Reason: missing "a"

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    Re: motto phrasing

    Quote Originally Posted by buggles View Post
    Sorry, but I have to disagree. In UK English, we would say............


    Helping us make the impossible, possible.


    .....especially if this is part of a mission statement for fledgling business.

    buggles (not a teacher)
    How about..

    Help us to the make the impossible possible

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    Re: motto phrasing

    Quote Originally Posted by anupumh View Post
    How about..

    Help us to the make the impossible possible
    Sounds fine to me.

    Also...............

    "Help us make the impossible possible" has a better ring to it.

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