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    Need help with a sentence

    Hi:

    Is the word "fastened" used correctly in the following sentence?

    Remove the screws that are fastened to the cover.

    Thanks.

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    Re: Need help with a sentence

    It is possible, if the screws are fastened/attached to the cover in some way. It is more likely that the screws fasten the cover to something, in my opinion.

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