Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    madu410 is offline Newbie
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • German
      • Home Country:
      • Switzerland
      • Current Location:
      • Colombia
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    3
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default please check this one sentence! it's urgent!

    should i write 1 or 2?

    1) Love of and curiosity about finance have been the leading factors in my decision to apply to Binghamton University.

    or

    2)
    It is the love and curiosity of finance that has been the leading factor in my decision to apply to Binghamton University.

    please help me!!!

  2. #2
    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • Philippines
    Join Date
    Nov 2002
    Posts
    41,682
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: please check this one sentence! it's urgent!

    I'm not convinced that love is a particularly good choice of word for an application, but the first reads better than the second to me.

  3. #3
    madu410 is offline Newbie
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • German
      • Home Country:
      • Switzerland
      • Current Location:
      • Colombia
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    3
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: please check this one sentence! it's urgent!

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    I'm not convinced that love is a particularly good choice of word for an application, but the first reads better than the second to me.
    thanks! what about have? should it be has?

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Posts
    2
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: please check this one sentence! it's urgent!

    Quote Originally Posted by madu410 View Post
    should i write 1 or 2?

    1) Love of and curiosity about finance have been the leading factors in my decision to apply to Binghamton University.

    or

    2) It is the love and curiosity of finance that has been the leading factor in my decision to apply to Binghamton University.

    please help me!!!

    An overwhelming interest in finance is the main reason for applying to Binghamton University.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Posts
    2
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: please check this one sentence! it's urgent!

    Quote Originally Posted by madu410 View Post
    should i write 1 or 2?

    1) Love of and curiosity about finance have been the leading factors in my decision to apply to Binghamton University.

    or

    2) It is the love and curiosity of finance that has been the leading factor in my decision to apply to Binghamton University.

    please help me!!!
    An overwhelming interest in finance is my reason for applying to
    Binghamton University.

Similar Threads

  1. urgent : please sir check my latter
    By fahimaamir in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 17-Jun-2010, 08:45
  2. [Grammar] Urgent check
    By sheilashankar in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 15-Jun-2009, 14:26
  3. I need urgent help for check this sentence.
    By sana jp in forum CVs, Resumes and Applications
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 22-Apr-2009, 06:27
  4. Urgent! Please help to check it
    By Snow Lau in forum Editing & Writing Topics
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 05-Feb-2007, 03:44

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Hotchalk