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    #1

    each / all / etc + work (uncourtable)

    Hi,

    Could you please correct my 3 sentences?

    For sentence 2, 3, could u please tell me whether singular or plural should be used?


    Sentence1:
    I will allocated sufficient amonut of time to each of my work to ensure that it can be delivered before its deadline.

    Sentence2:
    I will allocated sufficient amonut of time to all of my work to ensure that it / they can be delivered before its / their deadline(s).

    Sentence3:
    I will allocated sufficient amonut of time to my work to ensure that it / they can be delivered before its / their deadline (s).

    Note that:
    "work" is uncourtable in this case

    Thanks
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    #2

    Re: each / all / etc + work (uncourtable)

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    Hi,

    Could you please correct my 3 sentences?
    For sentence 2, 3, could u please tell me whether singular or plural should be used?


    Sentence1:
    I will allocate sufficient amount of time to my work to ensure that it can be delivered before its deadline.

    Sentence2:
    I will allocate sufficient amount of time to all my work to ensure that it can be delivered before its deadline.

    Sentence3:
    I will allocate sufficient amount of time to my work to ensure that it can be delivered before its deadline.


    Thanks
    will + infinitive without to
    work= uncountable noun. It has only a singular form.

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    Re: each / all / etc + work (uncourtable)

    Quote Originally Posted by Nannou View Post
    will + infinitive without to
    work= uncountable noun. It has only a singular form.
    Is "all of my work" incorrect in my case"?

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    Re: each / all / etc + work (uncourtable)

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    Is "all of my work" incorrect in my case"?
    No, but I think the sentence sounds better without it.
    thanks

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    #5

    Re: each / all / etc + work (uncourtable)

    If you want to show that you keep track of all the different things you are working on, you can use "projects" or "tasks" instead of "work" - they are countable.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: each / all / etc + work (uncourtable)

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    If you want to show that you keep track of all the different things you are working on, you can use "projects" or "tasks" instead of "work" - they are countable.
    Hi,

    I need to answer a question:

    "How do you ensure that the work you do is delivered in a timely way?"


    So, I think I should use "work".

    Thanks

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