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    lecture notes

    hello every one,
    could i use phrase "notes of the lecture" instead of "lecture notes"
    thank you

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    Re: lecture notes

    Hello Shad

    Yes, "notes of/from the lecture" is sometimes used. I'm cautious about formulating any kind of rule; but to judge by the googles, it seems to be used when the speaker wants to refer to notes in general, rather than any particular person's notes:

    1. The professor doesn't want any notes of the lecture to appear in the public domain.

    If you're referring to a particular set of notes, however, it seems that "lecture notes" is more usual:

    2. Damn. I've lost my lecture notes from last Friday.

    Other members may be able to find a better way of distinguishing between the two phrases, though!

    All the best,

    MrP

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    Re: lecture notes

    Thank you MrP

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