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    Grammar

    Can we say that Mr Raman has vacated the staff quarter with effect from 01.02.2012

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    Re: Grammar

    I don't see much wrong with the grammar. I imagine you mean 'staff quarterS'; and 'with effect from' is normally used to refer to future events, so it sounds a bit odd after a past simple.. And 'vacated' might sound officious if it just means 'left'.

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