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    Default kept or keep?

    the meeting is kept / keep on 3rd May

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    *Not a teacher

    The meeting is kept on 3rd May.

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    Default Re: kept or keep?

    Sounds strange to me. I'd say:

    The meeting is/will be held on 3rd May.
    The meeting takes/will take place on 3rd May.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SirGod View Post
    *Not a teacher

    The meeting is kept on 3rd May.
    Native speakers wouldn't say that, SirGod.

    Take 5jj's advice.



    Rover

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Native speakers wouldn't say that, SirGod.

    Take 5jj's advice.



    Rover
    Thank you, Rover_KE. I wouldn't say that either, but I chose between Zoe2008's options.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SirGod View Post
    Thank you, Rover_KE. I wouldn't say that either, but I chose between Zoe2008's options.
    I see. However, it doesn't help students and non-native speakers to be given erroneous information.

    Rover

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