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    #1

    How is better to say?

    Hello everyone:
    Is the underlined part in following sentence correct?
    I would like to single out two of potential companies as a more reliable and stable it is company A and company B.

    or it is better to say "they are" or "these are"
    Thanks in advance.

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    #2

    Re: How is better to say?

    Welcome to the forums, margmmm.

    Most dictionaries consider that you can only 'single out' one item from a larger number.

    Consider:

    'I would like to recommend two of the potential companies as being more reliable and stable. They are company A and company B'.

    Rover

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    #3

    Re: How is better to say?

    Thank you very much!

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    #4

    Re: How is better to say?

    Quote Originally Posted by margmmm View Post
    Thank you very much!
    Instead of saying "Thank you" in a separate post, just click the "Like" button in the bottom right-hand corner of the post you found helpful.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: How is better to say?

    Quote Originally Posted by margmmm View Post
    Hello everyone:
    Is the underlined part in following sentence correct?
    I would like to single out two of potential companies as a more reliable and stable it is company A and company B.

    or it is better to say "they are" or "these are"
    Thanks in advance.
    Note that Rover's correction took the form of two sentences. Until I saw his reply I couldn't tell what you were trying to say - I even tried to imagine what an 'it is company' might be!

    b

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