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    thohass is offline Newbie
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    Default In the original drawing or On the original drawing? Have eliminate orEliminated

    Be advised that we have eliminated the emblem (Grid) that was in the original design shows.

    Is it right to say In the original drawing or On the original drawing? Also, to sway Have eliminated or just Eliminated. Please see above. Thank you!

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    Default Re: In the original drawing or On the original drawing? Have eliminate orElimin

    I see a frog in your picture.
    There is an emblem in the original drawing.

    I think that 'in' is the preferred preposition in these instances.

    'We have eliminated the emblem' means the act of elimination was done at some time in the past and the result still remains now.

    'We eliminated the emblem (we need an adverb phrase to indicate the time in the past.).' means that the act of elimination was done at some time in the past, but we are not telling you whether it was put back or not.

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    Default Re: In the original drawing or On the original drawing? Have eliminate orElimin

    Thank you!!


    There is an emblem in the original drawing.

    I think that 'in' is the preferred preposition in these instances.

    'We have eliminated the emblem' means the act of elimination was done at some time in the past and the result still remains now.

    'We eliminated the emblem (we need an adverb phrase to indicate the time in the past.).' means that the act of elimination was done at some time in the past, but we are not telling you whether it was put back or not.
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    Default Re: In the original drawing or On the original drawing? Have eliminate orElimin

    Things are "on" drawings where I come from.

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