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    #1

    usage

    Which is correct?
    (1) We request your kind presence at the contest (or) We request you for your kind
    presence at the contest
    (2) Is the format and the grammar OK for the following certificate?


    Certificate of Honor
    ( for) Outstanding Performance in Elocution Contest in English (in)
    Extempore Talk
    First Prize

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    #2

    Re: usage

    Personally, between the two, I'd go for

    We kindly request your presence at the contest.

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    #3

    Re: usage

    Extemporaneous?

    Please give you threads meaningful titles. Wording on a certificate, for example, would have been better. Also please ask only one question per thread unless the questions are closely related. Thanks.
    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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