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    Sentence construction

    Dear Teachers,

    I would like to be advised if the following sentences are grammatically and structurally correct. If not, please let me know the correct one(s):

    ABC has delegated the power of increasing the expenditure amount of a project, but subject to a ceiling of $18 million, to DEF; or

    ABC has delegated the power of increasing the expenditure amount to DEF, but subject to a celing of $18 million per project.

    Thank you very much.

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    Re: Sentence construction

    Quote Originally Posted by Deepurple View Post
    Dear Teachers,

    I would like to be advised if the following sentences are grammatically and structurally correct. If not, please let me know the correct one(s):

    ABC has delegated the power of increasing the expenditure amount of a project, but subject to a ceiling of $18 million, to DEF; or

    ABC has delegated the power of increasing the expenditure amount to DEF, but subject to a celing of $18 million per project.

    Thank you very much.
    The first is not good. The second is ambiguous.
    Do you mean ABC delegated the power to DEF? Or are we talking about expenditure amounts to DEF?
    "ABC has delegated to DEF the power of increasing the expenditure amount, but subject to a ceiling of $18 million per project." That's clearer if that's what you mean.

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    Re: Sentence construction

    Thank you very much. I got it.

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