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    Hi everyone!

    Is it correct to write... "My school name is..."?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MohKrish View Post
    Is it correct to write... "My school name is..."?
    No.

    We'd normally say just 'My school is ...' or 'I go to ... School'. 'The name of my school is ...' is possible.
    Last edited by 5jj; 12-Nov-2012 at 12:20. Reason: typo
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    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    No.

    We'd normally say just My school is ...' or 'I go to ... School'. 'The name of my school is ...' is possible.

    Thank you...
    I think the third is correct in writing...

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    Quote Originally Posted by MohKrish View Post
    I think the third is correct in writing...
    They are all correct, in speech and in writing. I am not in the habit of suggesting incorrect sentences.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MohKrish View Post
    Hi everyone!

    Is it correct to write... "My school name is..."?

    It is usually just: "The name of my school is ...", but if your school was founded by a noble person and it carries his name then you can say: "The school, which I attend named after ..."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tleubergenov Yerzhan View Post
    "The school, which I attend named after ..."
    The school (no comma) which/that/- I attend is named after ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tleubergenov Yerzhan View Post
    It is usually just: "The name of my school is ...", but if your school was founded by a noble person and it carries his or her name then you can say: "The school which I attend is/was named after ..."
    I don't think many people would bother to point out that their school was named after someone in such a way. You might say "I go to Yehudi Menuhin School, named after the famous violinist" but only if you think the listener would be interested in such information.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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