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    Punctuation

    Is the punctuation in the sentence below correct? Is the comma after "performance" necessary?

    "In general, open competition characterizes European sport, meaning that teams are judged by their performance, irrespective of other factors, such as their financial situation, average crowd attendance, or television revenues."

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    Re: Punctuation

    Quote Originally Posted by Jasmin165 View Post
    Is the punctuation in the sentence below correct? Is the comma after "performance" necessary?

    "In general, open competition characterizes European sport, meaning that teams are judged by their performance, irrespective of other factors, such as their financial situation, average crowd attendance, or television revenues."

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    I'd write it like this:
    "In general, open competition characterizes European sport. This means that teams are judged on their performance irrespective of other factors, such as their financial situation, average crowd attendance, or television revenues."

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    Re: Punctuation

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    I'd write it like this:
    "In general, open competition characterizes European sport. This means that teams are judged on their performance irrespective of other factors, such as their financial situation, average crowd attendance, or television revenues."
    hi bhai sahib....i am a new user ...please help me...i wrote a requistion.....

    Respectfully submitted that that the personal table under the use of consultant-1(my boss) has been broken whicy may very kindly be got repaired by the concerned officials immediately...thanks in advance.

    my boss didnt like it? can you please tell me where i was wrong at?

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    Re: Punctuation

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    I'd write it like this:
    "In general, open competition characterizes European sport. This means that teams are judged on their performance irrespective of other factors, such as their financial situation, average crowd attendance, or television revenues."
    Is "by their performance" wrong?

    Thanks!

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    Re: Punctuation

    Quote Originally Posted by farhan butt View Post
    Hi bhai sahib....I am a new user ...please help me...I wrote a requisition.....

    I respectfully submit that that the table being used by consultant-1 (my boss) has been broken. This should be repaired immediately by the officials concerned.

    My boss didnt like it. Can you please tell me where I was wrong?
    Farhan bhai, you should start a new thread of your own rather than ask a new question on someone else's thread.

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    Re: Punctuation

    Quote Originally Posted by Jasmin165 View Post
    Is "by their performance" wrong?

    Thanks!
    I prefer "on".

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