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    "be subject to" or "be subjected to"?

    Do we use "they will be subject to deletion" or "they will be subjected to deletion"? If both of them are correct which one is more common?

    Also, does "thank you a lot" sound weird?

    Thanks a lot.
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    Re: "be subject to" or "be subjected to"?

    Quote Originally Posted by hanky View Post
    Do we use "they will be subject to deletion" or "they will be subjected to deletion"? If both of them are correct which one is more common?

    I suggest that you read the "similar threads" at the bottom of the page. If you still have questions after that, ask here.

    Also, does "thank you a lot" sound weird? It sounds a little weird, and it is not a common combination.
    'thanks a lot' and 'thank you very much' are common expressions.

    Thanks a lot.
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    Re: "be subject to" or "be subjected to"?

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    Hi, thanks for the suggestion.
    I have had a look at the threads, especially this one

    https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/a...subjected.html

    I understood that both "be subject to" and "be subjected to" are correct and having different meanings. But it is not clear enough to me that which one is more appropriate? "they will be subject to deletion" or "they will be subjected to deletion"? I guess the latter but as one can see the Notices in the top of this page they used the former. Could you please explain a litle bit in detail?

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    Re: "be subject to" or "be subjected to"?

    [QUOTE=hanky;540388]Hi, thanks for the suggestion.
    I have had a look at the threads, especially this one

    https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/a...subjected.html

    I understood that both "be subject to" and "be subjected to" are correct and having different meanings. But it is not clear enough to me that which one is more appropriate? "they will be subject to deletion" or "they will be subjected to deletion"?
    I guess the latter but as one can see the Notices in the top of this page they used the former. Could you please explain a litle bit in detail?


    This is my interpretation...

    "they will be subject to deletion" indicates the possibility of deletion.

    "they will be subjected to deletion" means that they will be deleted.


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