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    on the border

    Please correct these sentences

    1.I live on Dubai-Sharjah border / I live on the border of Dubai-Sharjah

    2.I did the cleaning by myself.

    3.On behalf of Eid, there will be no classes on 15th and 16th of next month.

    4.Office hours is/are not a problem for me.

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    Re: on the border

    Quote Originally Posted by muktha View Post
    Please correct these sentences

    1.I live on Dubai-Sharjah border / I live on the border of Dubai and Sharjah
    OR the border between Dubai and Sharjah

    2.I did the cleaning by myself. OK

    3.On behalf of Eid, there will be no classes on 15th and 16th of next month.
    No. If you're making an announcement on behalf of Eid, you might say
    "Eid advises that there will be no classes on 15th and 16th of next month." OR "On behalf of Eid, I advise that there will be no classes ..."


    4.Office hours are not a problem for me.

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    Re: on the border

    Due to the Eid holiday, there will be no classes...

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    Re: on the border

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Due to the Eid holiday, there will be no classes...
    By the way, what's Eid?

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    Re: on the border

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    By the way, what's Eid?
    It's a muslim festival.

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    Re: on the border

    I might add that I would place the article "the " before 15th...i.e. "no classes on the 15th and 16th...."
    Just my take on it,
    B.

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    Re: on the border

    Quote Originally Posted by LwyrFirat View Post
    It's a muslim festival.
    Oh, well then my suggestions for "On behalf of" are wrong.

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