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    We will be commemorating in 2015, the year of the 750th anniversary of the birth of our First High Priest.

    Is the part in bold needed? I guess it isn't. However, could some member/s confirm whether I am correct? Furthermore, are there any errors in the sentence?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Default Re: Is the part in bold correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    We will be commemorating in 2015, the year of the 750th anniversary of the birth of our First High Priest.

    Is the part in bold needed? I guess it isn't. However, could some member/s confirm whether I am correct? Furthermore, are there any errors in the sentence?

    Thanks in advance.
    How about: In 2015 we will commemorate the 750th anniversary of the birth of our First High Priest.

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    Default Re: Is the part in bold correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    We will be commemorating in 2015, the year of the 750th anniversary of the birth of our First High Priest.

    Is the part in bold needed? I guess it isn't. However, could some member/s confirm whether I am correct? Furthermore, are there any errors in the sentence?

    Thanks in advance.
    It's fine. It's ceremonial, which could well be appropriate given the context.

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    Default Re: Is the part in bold correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    It's fine. It's ceremonial, which could well be appropriate given the context.
    Thanks, Bhaisahab.

    We will be commemorating in 2015, the year of the 750th anniversary of the birth of our First High Priest.

    I feel the part in bold is not needed because 'anniversary' makes 'the year of' redundant. Could you excuse me for my asking for clarification?

    Many thanks.
    Last edited by Tan Elaine; 12-Mar-2010 at 16:47.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    Thanks, Bhaisahab.

    We will be commemorating in 2015, the year of the 750th anniversary of the birth of our First High Priest.

    I feel the part in bold is not needed because 'anniversary' makes 'the year of' redundant. Could you excuse for my asking for clarification?

    Many thanks.
    You could leave it out, it would mean the same, but it is more "ceremonial" with it left in. In my opinion.

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