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    Supervision or Monitor ?

    Our customer Mr. Wong will come to your factory to supervision / monitor the container loading on June 12.
    Last edited by Zoe2008; 11-Jun-2008 at 15:46.

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    Re: supervision / monitor ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Zoe2008 View Post
    Our customer Mr. Wong will come to your factory to supervision / monitor the container loading on June 12.
    Monitor is correct .

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    Re: supervision / monitor ?

    or ... to supervise....

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    Re: supervision / monitor ?

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    or ... to supervise....

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    vil, in a previous thread ,she complained about improper loading in a container.Hence ,monitor.
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    Re: supervision / monitor ?

    Or, indeed, 'to oversee'. ("Short words are best..." Churchill - and he should know, he wasn't just a statesman; he won the Nobel prize for literature in 1953 - Nobel Prize in Literature - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Wikipedia says in but I prefer for.)

    NOTE: 'oversee' [=supervise] does NOT mean the same as 'overlook' [=fail to notice].

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    Re: supervision / monitor ?

    Hi rj948,

    To my thinking there are no two ways about it: both are correct

    to monitor = check, detect,follow,keep an eye on, keep track of, keep under surveillance, note, observe, plot, record, scan, supervise, survey, trace, track, watch.

    to monitor = to keep close watch over; supervise: monitor an examination.

    Our customer Mr. Wong will come to your factory to monitor the container loading on June 12.=Our customer Mr. Wong will come to your factory to supervise the container loading on June 12.

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    Re: supervision / monitor ?

    Hi BobK,

    I am in full agreement on all points of your well sustained post.

    Regards.

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    Re: supervision / monitor ?

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Hi rj948,

    To my thinking there are no two ways about it: both are correct

    to monitor = check, detect,follow,keep an eye on, keep track of, keep under surveillance, note, observe, plot, record, scan, supervise, survey, trace, track, watch.

    to monitor = to keep close watch over; supervise: monitor an examination.

    Our customer Mr. Wong will come to your factory to monitor the container loading on June 12.=Our customer Mr. Wong will come to your factory to supervise the container loading on June 12.

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    Yes.I agrree. I preferred moniter to oversee ,as she had complained that the container(ship) had been dirty with grease.
    Thanks Vil.
    rj1948.

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    Re: supervision / monitor ?

    Mr. Wong, the customer, will be at your factory on June 12 to oversee loading the container.
    Note that, monitor implies feedback.

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    Re: supervision / monitor ?

    oversee (verb) = to direct and watch over the work and performance of others: boss, overlook, superintend, supervise, watch over.


    Feedback is usually a feature of automation.

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