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    "The maintenance fees are set in the order or the acceptance of order and become due upon installation."

    Is the "the" in bold necessary? I think it is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jasmin165 View Post
    "The maintenance fees are set in the order or the acceptance of order and become due upon installation."

    Is the "the" in bold necessary? I think it is.

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    It's very badly worded and not at all clear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    It's very badly worded and not at all clear.
    What is unclear?

    The order and the acceptance of order are two different documents. The fees are set in one of those documents.

    I am translating something, and, as you may know, many translations are awkward.

    Thank you for your feedback!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jasmin165 View Post
    What is unclear?

    The order and the acceptance of order are two different documents. The fees are set in one of those documents.

    I am translating something, and, as you may know, many translations are awkward.

    Thank you for your feedback!
    Is this what you mean? "The maintenance fees are set out in the order, or in the acceptance of order, and become due upon installation".

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Is this what you mean? "The maintenance fees are set out in the order, or in the acceptance of order, and become due upon installation".
    "The maintenance fees are set out in the order."

    Does "set out" in the above sentence mean that the fees are specified in the order or that the order contains lengthy statements about the fees?

    "The delivery dates are set / set out in the order."

    Could one use "set" in the above sentence?

    Thank you!

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    Re: Article

    Quote Originally Posted by Jasmin165 View Post
    "The maintenance fees are set out in the order."

    Does "set out" in the above sentence mean that the fees are specified in the order or that the order contains lengthy statements about the fees? Yes.

    "The delivery dates are set / set out in the order."

    Could one use "set" in the above sentence?
    I wouldn't.
    Thank you!
    Bhai.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Bhai.
    Is there a difference between "the fees are set out in the order" and "the fees are set forth in the order"?

    Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jasmin165 View Post
    Is there a difference between "the fees are set out in the order" and "the fees are set forth in the order"?

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    No, I would say not.

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