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    Can I say " I want to put my suggestions forward for the person whom..

    Hello everyone,

    I want to use "Put forward" more competently, so am I doing well in that sentence?

    * Because I am the head of the students, I would like to put my suggestions forward for the person whom I would like to invite. ( An Essay about inviting a famous person to give a speech in our school)
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    I wish I had better English, but I work hard to improve it. I'm studying for IGCSE, so I'm only interested in BrE.

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    Re: Can I say " I want to put my suggestions forward for the person whom..

    Why isn't there any response?
    I wish I had better English, but I work hard to improve it. I'm studying for IGCSE, so I'm only interested in BrE.

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    Re: Can I say " I want to put my suggestions forward for the person whom..

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    Here's my take:

    "As student head (meaning head of the student body), I would like to put my suggestions forward for whom we should invite."

    You used "put forward" correctly, I just thought I'd make the sentence a little shorter and more to the point.

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    Re: Can I say " I want to put my suggestions forward for the person whom..

    Quote Originally Posted by saloom2 View Post
    Hello everyone,

    I want to use "Put forward" more competently, so am I doing well in that sentence?

    * Because I am the head of the students, I would like to put my suggestions forward for the person whom I would like to invite. ( An Essay about inviting a famous person to give a speech in our school)
    In AmE and in that context I think you would more often hear "present" or "offer" rather than "put forward".

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    Re: Can I say " I want to put my suggestions forward for the person whom..

    Quote Originally Posted by saloom2 View Post
    Why isn't there any response?
    If that's your reaction when people happen to be a little too busy to voluntarily give up their free time as fast as you would like, you may find that you get even fewer responses.

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    Re: Can I say " I want to put my suggestions forward for the person whom..

    I'm so sorry!
    I wish I had better English, but I work hard to improve it. I'm studying for IGCSE, so I'm only interested in BrE.

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