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    Question Is it correct?

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    The Little Hermitage and The Large Hermitage, commissioned in 1769 and 1776 respectively, were built by request of Catherine II " .

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    Re: Is it correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by saeta View Post
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    The Little Hermitage and The Large Hermitage, commissioned in 1769 and 1776 respectively, were built by request of Catherine II " .

    The Little Hermitage and The Large Hermitage, commissioned in 1769 and 1776 respectively, were built at the request of Catherine II".

    We usually say "at the request of" rather than "by request of".

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