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    Default Can you check this sentence for correctness please

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    has the pet name been decided >

    or is this right ?

    Have you decided on a name for the pet ?

    or are both right ?

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    Exclamation Re: Can you check this sentence for correctness please

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    - Is this right ?

    has the pet name been decided >

    or is this right ?

    Have you decided on a name for the pet ? (could be correct, wait for comments by our experts)

    or are both right ?
    The 1st sentence could sound better by using 'of' to show possesion.
    Has the name of the pet been decided.
    Last edited by RonBee; 08-Jun-2008 at 15:42. Reason: fix link

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    Default Re: Can you check this sentence for correctness please

    Yours are okay.
    Here are some others:

    Have you decided on a name for your new pet?
    Has the pet's name been decided?

    (I wonder about the use of "pet." Surely you would know whether they got a cat, dog, hamster, or fish? Have you picked a name for your new puppy? What's the cat's name going to be?)

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    Default Re: Can you check this sentence for correctness please

    Say:
    Has the pet's name been decided on?

    or

    Have you decided on a name for the pet?




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