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    Fasten a whiteboard

    Please fasten/Tighten the whiteboard in the way that it does not fall.
    Does my sentence sound correct?
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    Re: Fasten a whiteboard

    Quote Originally Posted by backspace2062 View Post
    Please fasten/Tighten the whiteboard in the way that it does not fall.
    Does my sentence sound correct?
    Thanks.
    I would say "...so that it does not fall." Or if you want to use 'way', you can say "...in such a way that it does not fall."

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    Re: Fasten a whiteboard

    But tighten is a strange word to use. You tighten the screws that hold the whiteboard to the wall, but you don't 'tighten' the whiteboard. I would expect to see something like 'Make sure the whiteboard is fixed firmly [to the wall]'.

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    Re: Fasten a whiteboard

    Please hang the whiteboard on the wall in such a way that it does not fall down.

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    Re: Fasten a whiteboard

    Are you talking about a whiteboard which is secured to the wall, or a free-standing one? (Click on the links to see an example of each.)
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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