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    use Excel to deliver/on/for

    Hi,

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    Should I use to deliver, on or for?

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    I use Excel to deliver/on/for a number of profit analysis assignments, such as assignment A, and assignment B .


    I want to say " I use Execl to complete those assignments"


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    Re: use Excel to deliver/on/for

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    Hi,

    Question:
    Should I use to deliver, on or for?

    Sentence:
    I use Excel to deliver/on/for a number of profit analysis assignments, such as assignment A, and assignment B .


    I want to say " I use Execl to complete those assignments"


    Thanks
    (Not a teacher)
    Deliver is a transitive verb, so no preposition is required, such as delivering a speech, lecture or address.

    Alternatively, you may also consider using "present, hand over" to replace deliver.

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    Re: use Excel to deliver/on/for

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    Hi,

    Question:
    Should I use to deliver, on or for?

    Sentence:
    I use Excel to deliver/on/for a number of profit analysis assignments, such as assignment A, and assignment B .


    I want to say " I use Execl to complete those assignments"


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    "deliver on something" doesn't sound very formal to me, but it is the correct form if you choose to use it, and might be used in some Project Management circles.
    Why not just use "complete"?

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    Re: use Excel to deliver/on/for

    Personally, I would have gone with "for".

    Q - What program do you use for word processing?
    A - I use Word for word processing.

    Q - What program do you use for profit analysis assignments?
    A - I use Excel for...........

    Simple, and means the same thing.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 15-May-2010 at 12:05.

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    Re: use Excel to deliver/on/for

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    "deliver on something" doesn't sound very formal to me, but it is the correct form if you choose to use it, and might be used in some Project Management circles.
    Why not just use "complete"?
    Sorry, I misread you. I thought you wanted "deliver on" or "deliver for"
    I agree, "for" is best.

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    Re: use Excel to deliver/on/for

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    Sorry, I misread you. I thought you wanted "deliver on" or "deliver for"
    I agree, "for" is best.
    i think i should say sorry
    my question is misleading
    which of the following sentence is correct?


    Sentence1:
    I use Excel to deliver a number of profit analysis assignments, such as assignment A, and assignment B .

    Sentence2:
    I use Excel on a number of profit analysis assignments, such as assignment A, and assignment B.

    Sentence3:
    I use Excel for a number of profit analysis assignments, such as assignment A, and assignment B .

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    Re: use Excel to deliver/on/for

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    i think i should say sorry
    my question is misleading
    which of the following sentence is correct?


    Sentence1:
    I use Excel to deliver a number of profit analysis assignments, such as assignment A, and assignment B .

    Sentence2:
    I use Excel on a number of profit analysis assignments, such as assignment A, and assignment B.

    Sentence3:
    I use Excel for a number of profit analysis assignments, such as assignment A, and assignment B .
    I stick with my original reply - Sentence 3 (for).

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    Re: use Excel to deliver/on/for

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I stick with my original reply - Sentence 3 (for).
    And I've already agreed in post #5.

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