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Would you be kind enough to revise the following sentences?
He has the right qualifications to become a member of this club.
He is eligible to become a member of the club.
eligible = worthy to be chosen or selected; suitable; desirable
He is eligible for re-election.
The more eligible of the two evils.
Thank you for your efforts.
Thank you for your kindness.
The sentence in question is from the Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke.
Here are a few other examples in conformation of my words.
Setting sail on the last eligible day, Crowhurst began a treacherous journey that would leave six of the nine men...
“Death is more eligible than slavery.”
Worthy to be chosen or selected; suitable; desirable; as, an eligible situation for a house.
How much sin and evil, then, will a highly eligible world contain?
Two points here present themselves for consideration: first (1), which is the more eligible life, that of a citizen who is a member of a state, or that of an alien who has no political ties; and again (2), which is the...
There are also such terms as:
eligible paper = bank bills and fine trade bills (of exchange) i.e. bills of the highest trustworthiness an therefore fit to be discounted by the Bank of England.
Last edited by vil; 03-May-2010 at 17:31.