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  1. bmfo
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    Have of

    The harder you work, the more chance you have of promotion.

    I'm quite unfamiliar with the 'have of'. What is its synonym and what difference it has by using 'have of promotion' rather than 'get a promotion' in that sentence.

    Thank you very much.

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    Re: Have of

    The harder you work, the more chance you have - of promotion.

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    Re: Have of

    NOT A TEACHER

    The harder you work, the more chance [] of promotion [you have].

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    #4

    Re: Have of

    I would say:

    The harder you work the more chance you have of getting a promotion.


  5. bmfo
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    Re: Have of

    Thank you very much. Now I can understand :)
    Is there some specific rule of this kind of inversion? I am only used to the inversion form which is that an auxilary verb goes front of a subject.

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    Re: Have of

    You can read more on the subject under Stylistic Inversion.

  7. bmfo
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    Re: Have of

    Thank you

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    Re: Have of

    bmfo, there is no need to write a new post just to say "Thank you". It makes us think there is new information or a follow-up question and we spend time opening the thread. Simply click on the "Thank" button at the bottom left-hand corner of any post you find helpful.

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