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    Allen165 is offline Key Member
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    On the occasion of

    "On the occasion of the hearing on October 10, 2008, the requests were renumbered."

    "At the hearing on October 10, 2008, the requests were renumbered."

    Is there a difference in meaning between those sentences?

    Thanks.

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    Re: On the occasion of

    Quote Originally Posted by Jasmin165 View Post
    "On the occasion of the hearing on October 10, 2008, the requests were renumbered."

    "At the hearing on October 10, 2008, the requests were renumbered."

    Is there a difference in meaning between those sentences?

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    I can't see any difference, and I would be inclined to go with the second option as it is less wordy.

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    Re: On the occasion of

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I can't see any difference, and I would be inclined to go with the second option as it is less wordy.
    I agree. And far less formal too.

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