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    Among the several important guests invited: Steven, Jo and Scarlett

    is it correct? In writing it I know that there is something that sounds not correct. Maybe I should get rid of "invited" (since if they are guests it is obvious they are invited)?

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    Yes, you can drop the 'invited'; I'd exchange the colon for a verb too - but that's a personal preference (some native speakers are quite happy with a list of nouns after a colon).

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    thanks. Another doubt. Is it correct to say:
    Many guests invited, among others..................
    ?

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    thanks. Another doubt. Is it correct to say:
    Many guests were invited, among others..................
    ?
    Or "Among the many guests were ...".

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    and then the listing of the names of the persons (Among the many guests were Cindy. John, Malcolm etc?)?

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    Quote Originally Posted by minnie2007 View Post
    and then the listing of the names of the persons (Among the many guests were Cindy. John, Malcolm etc?)?


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