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    To Take Top Marks

    Hi there

    I have a usage question.

    I have this sentence here: "To protect your documents, this product takes top marks."

    Does this sentence make any sense as it stands, or should it be "In protecting your documents, this product takes top marks"?

    And what is the exact meaning of "to take top marks"? Does it mean to get good grades or rank high in a top list?

    Thanks in advance,

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    Re: To Take Top Marks

    I'd say 'For protecting your documents...'

    The product ranks highly compared to its competitors.

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    Re: To Take Top Marks

    Thanks for your reply. Do you think the "to protect" version makes sense too?

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    Re: To Take Top Marks

    Quote Originally Posted by en_buff View Post
    Do you think the "to protect" version makes sense too?
    I believe it's wrong. But as an advertising slogan, it's more succinct than your version, and almost no one would notice a problem.

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    Re: To Take Top Marks

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    I believe it's wrong. But as an advertising slogan, it's more succinct than your version, and almost no one would notice a problem.
    Thanks a lot. It's a bit clearer now.

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