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    #1

    recommendation

    Hi teacher,

    Is 'recommendation is a curse' correct?

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    #2

    Re: recommendation

    What does it mean?

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    Re: recommendation

    My religion is against recommendation. Telling somebody in authority that someone will be a suitable person.
    Suppose I am an officer. I have a friend. He tells me about one of his relatives to be selected for the job and I choose him without looking at other candidates' documents.
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    Re: recommendation


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    #5

    Re: recommendation

    It's not right or wrong. It's just a phrase. Give it to us in a short sentence. Then we can answer your question.

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    #6

    Re: recommendation

    Thank you, bhaisahab.

    Can I also say "nepotism is a curse"?

    Thank you, Charlie, but I'm not sure what you want me to do. Here is a short sentence: "recommendation is wrong", "recommendation is a curse".
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    #7

    Re: recommendation

    In the OP's defence, "Recommendation is a curse" is a short sentence!

    I'm not sure what you're trying to say though. If you wish that people wouldn't recommend their friends and relatives to you, then "Recommendations are a curse" would be appropriate. If you're actually trying to say that choosing someone based on a recommendation without considering other candidates is immoral, then bhai's "Nepotism is wrong/unethical" is appropriate.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #8

    Re: recommendation

    Hi.
    Quote Originally Posted by Naeem Afzal View Post
    My religion is ...
    Why doesn't be Christianity, Islam, and/or Judaism not my religion, please?

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    #9

    Re: recommendation

    If you mean "Why did the poster not give the name of his/her religion instead of writing 'My religion'?" then the answer is simply that he/she does not have to give any personal information he/she doesn't want to.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #10

    Re: recommendation

    Hi.

    No. My apologies for not being clear—and it is always my fault. Generally speaking, I did mean instead of writing my religion, why don't we say in Christianity, in Islam, and/or in Judaism, please?

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