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    parcel box

    Which is grammatically correct?

    Please leave the parcel in the box and press the barrel to lock.
    Please leave a parcel in the box and press the barrel to lock
    Please leave the parcel in the box and press the push button to lock
    Please leave a parcel in the box and press the push button to lock


    Thanks a lot

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    Re: parcel box

    Please leave parcel(s) in box, and press X to lock.

    With this box Secure Home Parcel Delivery Boxes, Security Cabinets & Mail Post Boxes, Drop & Package Delivery Box - Hippo Box UK, X is a handle.

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    Re: parcel box

    Thank you, but if it's got a button in front of it, and you open it from the top to put a parcel in, could it be:

    Please leave parcel in box and press button to lock?

    not to confuse a postman trying to push the top down to lock, instead of the button.

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    Re: parcel box

    If X is a button, then use the word 'button'.

    I'd write: Please leave parcel(s)...

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    Re: parcel box

    Yes, just realized. That was really helpful, much obliged.
    Last edited by goingtocalifornia; 04-Feb-2012 at 20:57.

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