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    Do we write or make position paper?

    Hi there,
    Just a simple question.

    Do we make position papers or write position papers?

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    Re: Do we write or make position paper?

    It's not a simple question for me. I've never heard of 'position papers'.

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    Re: Do we write or make position paper?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    It's not a simple question for me. I've never heard of 'position papers'.


    It's really wonder that you haven't heard it yet. As far as I am concerned, a position paper is an essay/a piece of paper in which we give our position/opinion about a matter. If we write an essay on one of those explaining our opinion, then it's a position paper.

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    Re: Do we write or make position paper?

    Quote Originally Posted by UM Chakma View Post
    It's really wonder that you haven't heard it yet. As far as I am concerned, a position paper is an essay/a piece of paper in which we give our position/opinion about a matter. If we write an essay on one of those explaining our opinion, then it's a position paper.
    Oh! I'd never heard that term either, but it makes sense.

    In answer to your question, we write position papers.

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    Re: Do we write or make position paper?

    Quote Originally Posted by UM Chakma View Post
    It's really wonder that you haven't heard it yet.
    Not really if it is not used in many variants of English. I have not heard it used in BrE.

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    Re: Do we write or make position paper?

    Got. Then we don't make position paper but we write. Perhaps it is used in AmE or specially officially because I came across it from NMUN(National Model United Nations).

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    Re: Do we write or make position paper?

    Quote Originally Posted by UM Chakma View Post
    Got. Then we don't make position paper but we write. Perhaps it is used in AmE or specially officially because I came across it from NMUN(National Model United Nations).
    "Write" or I would prefer "Prepare".

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    Re: Do we write or make position paper?

    We might call that an "opinion piece" or "persuasive essay."

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    Re: Do we write or make position paper?

    I'd never heard it either (BrE). I would say "write" or "prepare" as with any essay.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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