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    #1

    He decorated his bike

    Hi teachers,

    Is "He decorated his bike on Independence Day of XXX (country's name)" correct?

    Thanks.
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    #2

    Re: He decorated his bike

    NOT A TEACHER
    I believe, "He decorated his bike on the Independence Day of XXX (country's name)," is correct.
    Please notify me of any mistakes in my posts. It is much appreciated.

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    #3

    Re: He decorated his bike

    Did he decorate it on that day, or for that day?

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    #4

    Re: He decorated his bike

    "on that day".

    Is "the" before "Independence Day" correct?
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    #5

    Re: He decorated his bike

    Yes, unless you put the country's name before it.

    '...on American Independence Day'.

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