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    Of or from??

    Hi everyone, I am looking for a quick answer. This is such a simple age old question and yet I still have problems with it from time to time. I am translating a text and came across a sentence where I'm just not sure. Does it have to be of or from??

    Attachment1 Section I no. 2 of the signature act (SigV) from November 22nd2001...

    or

    Attachment1 Section I no. 2 of the signature act (SigV) of November 22nd2001...

    the text states that this signature act was written on november 22nd....
    I'm just not quite sure which one to use!
    Please help as quickly as possible! thank you!


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    Re: Of or from??

    Quote Originally Posted by noxavis View Post
    Attachment1
    You haven't attached the attachments.
    Please help as quickly as possible!
    The people who respond here do so voluntarily, in their free time. Please do not ask them to hurry because of your personal needs.

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    Re: Of or from??

    Quote Originally Posted by noxavis View Post
    Hi everyone, I am looking for a quick answer. This is such a simple age old question and yet I still have problems with it from time to time. I am translating a text and came across a sentence where I'm just not sure. Does it have to be of or from??

    Attachment1 Section I no. 2 of the signature act (SigV) from November 22nd2001...

    or

    Attachment1 Section I no. 2 of the signature act (SigV) of November 22nd2001...

    the text states that this signature act was written on november 22nd....
    I'm just not quite sure which one to use!
    Please help as quickly as possible! thank you!

    This is basically a legal question, and I am not an expert. In my experience, the preposition "of" would be used there.

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    Re: Of or from??

    I'm sorry there is no attachment..that is how the sentence starts.
    the sentence is :"Attachment1 Section I no. 2 of the signature act (SigV) from November 22nd2001 states that...." ..and I'm not sure if I have to say FROM November 22nd, 2001 or OF November 22nd, 2001.
    I hope this makes my question clearer.

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    #5

    Re: Of or from??

    Mike has given you your answer.

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    Re: Of or from??

    thank you MikeNewYork, that is what I felt like it should say as well... but unfortunately I can't always rely on my guts :D

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    Re: Of or from??

    thanks everyone!

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    Re: Of or from??

    Quote Originally Posted by noxavis View Post
    unfortunately I can't always rely on my guts
    Neither can I, which is why I seldom venture far from home these days.

    I suspect you meant 'gut feeling'.

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    #9

    Re: Of or from??

    Quote Originally Posted by noxavis View Post
    Thanks everyone!
    Two points, noxavis:

    1. Your appreciation is welcome but there is no need to write a new post to say thank you. Simply click the Like button on any posts you find helpful. It means that we don't have to open the thread again to read your new post and then find that it doesn't include any new information or an additional question.

    2. Please end sentences with a standard punctuation mark rather than :D. If you want to insert a smiley, use the
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