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    Post both at a national and international

    Dear teachers,

    I came across this sentence "both at a national and international level" and I am wondering if it is with good grammar?

    why is it not "both at a national and a international level" or "both at national and international levels" Could you help explain. Thank you.

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    Re: both at a national and international

    It's very common. Think of it as "both at a national level and at an international level."
    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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    Re: both at a national and international

    I would prefer "at both" to "both at". I agree it would be neater as "at both national and international levels".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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