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    Default the rule regarding a rule

    Hello,

    I'd like to know whether it's acceptable to speak of 'dropping' a rule. As the text in question is meant for non-native speakers, I'd rather use that than 'abandoning' or 'revoking'. However, it IS a formal text, so usage must be correct.

    What say ye?

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    Michal

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    Default Re: the rule regarding a rule

    Quote Originally Posted by mippo View Post
    Hello,

    I'd like to know whether it's acceptable to speak of 'dropping' a rule. As the text in question is meant for non-native speakers, I'd rather use that than 'abandoning' or 'revoking'. However, it IS a formal text, so usage must be correct.

    What say ye?

    Many thanks,

    Michal
    It might depend on the context, but generally speaking "dropping a rule" is OK.

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    Thank you.

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