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    No purchase is necessary

    Hi,

    What do these two sentences mean?

    No purchase is necessary for you to enter this competition.

    This product may be frozen. If required, freeze on day of purchase.


    Thanks a lot

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    Re: No purchase is necessary

    1 You don't have to buy anything- sometimes you have to buy a product to enter a competition.
    2 If you're going to freeze the product do it the day you buy it. If required sound unnatural to me.

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    Re: No purchase is necessary

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    1 You don't have to buy anything- sometimes you have to buy a product to enter a competition.
    2 If you're going to freeze the product do it the day you buy it. If required sound unnatural to me.
    I agree about 'required'; 'necessary' would sound better.

    2 is badly written for another reason. 'This product may be frozen' is ambiguous. As refreezing thawed meat is a matter of life and death, the writer should be shot!

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