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    Question 'select' vs 'selected'

    Hello,

    while looking at the Mcdonald's website, at this link
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    on the first screen, at the bottom, it says 'available at selected stores' and on the next screen (titled 'If you can't come to McDonald's ...') it says 'this service is currently available in select cities'.

    Do 'select' and 'selected' mean exactly the same thing? Can they be used interchangeably?

    Thank you.

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    Default Re: 'select' vs 'selected'

    Quote Originally Posted by Olympian View Post
    Hello,

    while looking at the Mcdonald's website, at this link
    convenience

    on the first screen, at the bottom, it says 'available at selected stores' Used here as a verb meaning chosen, picked out and on the next screen (titled 'If you can't come to McDonald's ...') it says 'this service is currently available in select cities'. Used here as an adjective, meaning pretty much the same as the verb.

    Do 'select' and 'selected' mean exactly the same thing? Can they be used interchangeably? I would say that they can in this context.

    Thank you.
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    Default Re: 'select' vs 'selected'

    riquecohen, thank you for the explanation. I understand it.

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