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    Question 'To criticise something on the ground of...'?

    Hi all,
    I'd appreciate it if you could help me with this sentence. If we wanted to mention the elements in a film (the cast, the story, etc.) which are going to be criticised, then what would be the right we can say that?

    The film will be criticised by/on the ground of it's actors...?


    What is wrong with this sentence?



    Many thanks, and sorry if the question sounds ridiculous!

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    Re: 'To criticise something on the ground of...'?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mehrgan View Post
    If we wanted to mention the elements in a film (the cast, the story, etc.) which are going to be criticised, then what would be the right way we can say that?

    The film will be criticised by/on the ground of it's actors...?
    It's 'its actors' - no apostrophe.

    I don't really think you can say it in this way. I would say something like, "The focuses of attention for the criticism of the film will be: the actors, the director, ...". Others may come up with better ideas.

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    Re: 'To criticise something on the ground of...'?

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    It's 'its actors' - no apostrophe.

    I don't really think you can say it in this way. I would say something like, "The focuses of attention for the criticism of the film will be: the actors, the director, ...". Others may come up with better ideas.


    Many thanks for the note!

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