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    Problem in sentence framing

    Hi, kindly let me know if this phrase would be correct or not:

    "Knowledge a fuel for innovation."

    If this is wrong, then please tell me the correct way to put it.


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    Re: Problem in sentence framing

    Quote Originally Posted by prashant1615 View Post
    Hi, kindly let me know if this phrase would be correct or not:

    "Knowledge a fuel for innovation."

    If this is wrong, then please tell me the correct way to put it.
    In place of knowledge, put (A)cknowledge.

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    Re: Problem in sentence framing

    Quote Originally Posted by prashant1615 View Post
    Hi, kindly let me know if this phrase would be correct or not:

    "Knowledge a fuel for innovation."

    If this is wrong, then please tell me the correct way to put it.
    Knowledge is/can be fuel for innovation.


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    Re: Problem in sentence framing

    Thank you Bhaisahab, just a little querry, with fuel the usage of article 'a' is right or wrong? Please let me know. thanks!

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    Re: Problem in sentence framing

    Quote Originally Posted by prashant1615 View Post
    Thank you Bhaisahab, just a little querry, with fuel the usage of article 'a' is right or wrong? Please let me know. thanks!
    As we are talking about fuel in general and figuratively, it's better without the article. It can be used with an article, coal is a fuel, oil is a fuel, for example.


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    Re: Problem in sentence framing

    Thanks a ton for your help!

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