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    Which of the following sentences is acceptable?

    (1) Our teacher had us put on a play.
    (2) Our teacher had us perform a drama.

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    Default Re: put on a play

    Quote Originally Posted by Ashiuhto View Post
    Which of the following sentences is acceptable?

    (1) Our teacher had us put on a play.
    (2) Our teacher had us perform a drama.
    Both are acceptable.

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    Default Re: put on a play

    I prefer the first, though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    I prefer the first, though.
    So do I.

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    Default Re: put on a play

    You can also "present" a play.

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    Default Re: put on a play

    I like the first one as well because it sounds different and it makes the sentence to be more interesting.

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