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    Which word is properly to use

    Hello everyone,
    i want to ask about two sentences which word is properly to use...

    Phil wanted to ask his employer for a ....... rise.
    salary or pay

    James is an accountant who works in music .......
    business or company

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    Re: Which word is properly to use

    Welcome to the forums, kriso.

    Sorry — we don't do students' homework.

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    Re: Which word is properly to use

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Welcome to the forums, kriso.

    Sorry we don't do students' homework.
    It's not homework...it was a test and the teacher said that my answers are incorrect.I think he is wrong.
    So i wanted to ask a native english speaker...
    I'm bulgarian :)

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    Re: Which word is properly to use

    What were your answers?

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    Re: Which word is properly to use

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    What were your answers?
    salary and company

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    Re: Which word is properly to use

    Which word is proper to use?

    "Pay rise" (or "pay raise" in AmE) is a standard collocation.

    The second sentence is incorrect either way. It needs some sort of article.

    You could say he works in the music business. Or that he works for/in/at a music company.

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