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    To 'establish' organisation?

    Hi,

    May I, please, have a few common verbs that go with 'organisation' in its uncountable meaning?

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    Re: To 'establish' organisation?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mehrgan View Post
    Hi,

    May I, please, have a few common verbs that go with 'organisation' in its uncountable meaning?
    You can do a lot of things with organisation. You can facilitate it, hinder it, side-track, postpone, delegate, defer... What are you thinking of doing with it?

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    Re: To 'establish' organisation?

    Thanks. I was considering something like 'establish'. Is that a right uasage? Anything meaning like 'establish' please?

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    Re: To 'establish' organisation?

    As an NES but not a teacher, I might "establish an effective organisation", but that makes it countable.

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    Re: To 'establish' organisation?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mehrgan View Post
    Thanks. I was considering something like 'establish'. Is that a right uasage? Anything meaning like 'establish' please?
    Maybe. More context would be preferable. Instead of saying "establish organisation", why not just use "organise".
    But really, it depends. Consider this:

    Mum: "Billy, I want you to establish organisation of your room immediately!" This is not something anyone would say.
    On the other hand, if you had to use business-speak, you could probably get away with it:
    "At this point in time, our major priority must be to establish organisation of an agenda with which we can move forward." = "We need a plan".

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