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    Word Usage - decks

    I am using this sentence in my resume. I am kind of confused at the usage of the word "decks"

    My understanding about decks is - a group of presentation related to different areas in a process.

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    "Prepare and present weekly process/operational decks to the client"

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    Re: Word Usage - decks

    More information is needed. Decks would usually refer to the decks on a ship. You can also have a deck of cards (for playing games).

    So what is the business?

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    Re: Word Usage - decks

    I've heard PowerPoint presentations -- when printed out -- referred to as decks. I don't know where that usage came from.
    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: Word Usage - decks

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    I've heard PowerPoint presentations -- when printed out -- referred to as decks. I don't know where that usage came from.

    Its a terminology used in the BPOs. But I am not sure if it is grammtically correct. I hope you did understand what I am trying to convey in that sentence.

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    Re: Word Usage - decks

    BPO - British Post Office? So what IS a deck?
    You say "a group of presentation related to different areas in a process". Now is that intended to mean a number of presentations? What is 'a process'?

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    Re: Word Usage - decks

    Try this:

    Prepare and deliver weekly presentation to the client on current processes and operations.
    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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