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    Default "He is the manager of our company"a wrong sentence?

    Hello, everyone.

    I really can't see the problem with this sentence. In my opinion, it's as fine as He is a manager of our company.

    Perhaps there's something I haven't noticed here?

    I'd like to hear your thoughts.

    Many thanks

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    Default Re: "He is the manager of our company"a wrong sentence?

    Does your company have two or more managers or just the one?

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    Default Re: "He is the manager of our company"a wrong sentence?

    Quote Originally Posted by cubezero3 View Post
    Hello, everyone.

    I really can't see the problem with this sentence. In my opinion, it's as fine as He is a manager of our company.

    Perhaps there's something I haven't noticed here?

    I'd like to hear your thoughts.

    Many thanks
    The one in the subject line is correct, but your second example, He is a manager of our company, sounds strange to me. If there are many managers, we would not use "of" our company, but "at", "for", "in" or "with."

    The genitive implies possession, meaning there is only one manager for the one company.

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