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    "utilization of the space"

    Hi,

    Please make a comparison between the two below:

    1. It represents tremendous progress in mankind's efforts to peacefully explore and utilize the space.
    2. It represents tremendous progress in mankind's peaceful exploration and utilization of the space.

    The first one seems fine to me. How about the second? Which one would you pick if you were to write a sentence like that? and why?


    Thanks ahead

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    Re: "utilization of the space"

    Quote Originally Posted by LeTyan View Post
    Hi,

    Please make a comparison between the two below:

    1. It represents tremendous progress in mankind's efforts to peacefully explore and utilize the space.
    2. It represents tremendous progress in mankind's peaceful exploration and utilization of the space.

    The first one seems fine to me. How about the second? Which one would you pick if you were to write a sentence like that? and why?


    Thanks ahead
    When you write "space" do you mean "Outer Space"?

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    Re: "utilization of the space"

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    When you write "space" do you mean "Outer Space"?
    Yes Mike. I do mean "outer space".

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    Re: "utilization of the space"

    Quote Originally Posted by LeTyan View Post
    Yes Mike. I do mean "outer space".
    Then capitalize "Space" and drop the article before it.

    With that change, both of your sentences are fine. If I had to choose, I would pick #1.

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    Re: "utilization of the space"

    I wouldn't capitalise "space" there.

    - Man first went into space in the 1950s.
    - There is no need to keep throwing money at space exploration.

    The context usually makes it clear that we are talking about "outer space". I agree, of course, that the article should be removed.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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