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    Red face Service or Services

    I would like to ask which one of the following is correct/more appropriate:

    Professional translation service
    Professional translation services

    Thanks in advance!

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    Re: Service or Services

    Context?

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    Re: Service or Services

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Context?
    Dear SoothingDave,

    Thanks for your quick reply.

    It is used in a website that provides translation service(s).

    The word Service confuses me, I want to know which one I should use between Service and Services.

    Thanks again!

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    Re: Service or Services

    Quote Originally Posted by ESPT View Post
    Dear SoothingDave,

    Thanks for your quick reply.

    It is used in a website that provides translation service(s).

    The word Service confuses me, I want to know which one I should use between Service and Services.

    Thanks again!
    "We provide a professional translation service."
    "We provide professional translation services."
    You could use either of the above.

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    Re: Service or Services

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    "We provide a professional translation service."
    "We provide professional translation services."
    You could use either of the above.
    Thanks bhaisahab,

    But what is the difference between "a professional translation service" and "professional translation services"? and which one is more common to use? or has a better feeling?

    Thank you!

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    Re: Service or Services

    Services sounds broader- it could mean translation and interpretation, for example.

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    Re: Service or Services

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Services sounds broader- it could mean translation and interpretation, for example.
    Thank you Tdol!

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