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    Best sentence in English regarding structure and meaning

    Hello everybody,
    Which of the following sentences is the best and most correct in English? Please suggest something different if neither of my sentences is correct.

    1-Architectural design of space around the tomb of Khayyam in Neyshabur
    2-Architectural design of surrounding area of the tomb of Khayyam in Neyshabur
    3-tomb is better or mausoleum?
    4-which one is better? tomb/mausoleum of Khayyam or Khayyam's tomb/mausoleum
    Last edited by Ha.mid; 27-Jan-2014 at 14:35.

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    Re: Best sentence in English regarding structure and meaning

    I'm not a teacher nor a native English teacher, but I would say:

    Architectural design of the surrounding area of the Khayyams' tomb in Neyshabur.
    Or: Architectural design of the area surrounding Khayyams' tomb in Neyshabur.

    Please keep in mind that none of your or my constructions are real sentences.
    Peter
    (I'm not a teacher or a native English speaker. I'm just trying to help...)

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    Re: Best sentence in English regarding structure and meaning

    Quote Originally Posted by PeterValk View Post
    I'm not a teacher nor a native English teacher, but I would say:

    Architectural design of the surrounding area of the Khayyams' tomb in Neyshabur.
    Or: Architectural design of the area surrounding Khayyams' tomb in Neyshabur.

    Please keep in mind that none of your or my constructions are real sentences.
    The structure "the tomb of Khayyam in Neyshabur" is fine.

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    Re: Best sentence in English regarding structure and meaning

    Thank you Peter.

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    Re: Best sentence in English regarding structure and meaning

    Thank you bhaisahab

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    Re: Best sentence in English regarding structure and meaning

    There is still two questions in my mind :

    Q1 : Which word is better? "tomb" or "mausoleum" ?

    Q2: Which phrase is better? "space around the tomb" or "surrounding area of the tomb" ?

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    Re: Best sentence in English regarding structure and meaning

    Your appreciation is welcome, Ha.mid, but there is no need to write two new posts 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.

    Additionally, please note that a better title would have been Architectural design.

    Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'



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