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    #1

    contribution

    Hi there,
    Is it correct to use 'contribution' like this?

    He has made a great contribution in preserving the tradition.

    tks
    pete


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    Re: contribution

    Quote Originally Posted by peter123 View Post
    Hi there,
    Is it correct to use 'contribution' like this?

    He has made a great contribution in preserving the tradition.

    tks
    pete
    to preserving

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    Re: contribution

    Also, is it a single, specific tradition? Without more context, 'the tradition' sounds a bit strange, but if the text has already mentioned the tradition, then it's fine.

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