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    ricky982 is offline Newbie
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    Default preceding and following

    Hi
    Can any one pls tell me ,, What is the difference between preceding and following?

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    Default Re: preceding and following

    Quote Originally Posted by ricky982 View Post
    Hi
    Can any one pls tell me ,, What is the difference between preceding and following?

    NOT A TEACHER


    (1) (On television)

    Mona: The best candidate for president is Mr. X. Don't forget to vote for him.

    Announcer: The preceding comment of Mona's does not necessarily reflect the

    opinion of this TV station,

    (2) (On television)

    Announcer: We allow all opinions on this station, but please remember that the

    following comment does not necessarily reflect the opinion of this TV station.

    Mona: Hi, everyone! Please vote for Mr. X. He's the best candidate.

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    Default Re: preceding and following

    Quote Originally Posted by ricky982 View Post
    Hi.

    Can anyone please tell me - What is the difference between 'preceding' and 'following'?
    Tell us what part of the dictionary definitions you don't understand.

    Rover

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    Default Re: preceding and following

    Thank you everyone

    Your example gives a better insight,., but how can i describer ?

    can I say precede is "pre" & following is "post" situations
    Last edited by ricky982; 09-Jan-2012 at 05:15.

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    Default Re: preceding and following

    'Pre' and 'post' are not words but prefixes.

    preceding - coming before
    following - coming after

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    Thank you tedtmc

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