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    the word 'of'

    Hello,

    is there a rule concerning the amount of 'of' I can use in a sentence? For example:
    Please send the statement of the material of (here the name of the company for example: Hewlett Packard). OR
    Please send the statement of the Hewlett Packard material. (does it sound better?) OR
    Please send the statement of the material from Hewlett Packard.

    Which one sounds the best?
    Thanks in advance

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    Re: the word 'of'

    Quote Originally Posted by wuwo1 View Post
    Hello,

    is there a rule concerning the amount of 'of' I can use in a sentence? For example:
    Please send the statement of the material of (here the name of the company for example: Hewlett Packard). OR
    Please send the statement of the Hewlett Packard material. (does it sound better?) OR
    Please send the statement of the material from Hewlett Packard.

    Which one sounds the best?
    Thanks in advance
    I don't know what you mean by "the statement of the material", but the second and third examples seem more natural.

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    Re: the word 'of'

    Sorry for not being clear enough.
    I wanted to write:
    The statement of the material of Hewlett Packard needs correction.

    statemenet - a record showing amounts of money paid, received, owed.

    Can I use so many 'ofs' in one sentence?

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    Re: the word 'of'

    Bhai has already said that the meaning of "the statement of the material" is unclear. There is, in theory, no limit to the number of ofs you can have in a sentence, as my link showed. However, the things linked by of need to make sense.

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    Re: the word 'of'

    OK. Thanks for your help.

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