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    Can I say application to....?

    I'm writing a visa application letter for my boss. The following are the queries.
    1. Can I use application to , not for, followed by a country. E.g. Application to India
    2. I certify that the above mentioned are correct. Is the sentence correct?
    I appreciate all answers.

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    Re: Can I say application to....?

    1. He/she is not making an application to India. He/she is making an application for an Indian visa.
    2. I would hyphenate "above-mentioned". The rest is OK.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: Can I say application to....?

    Above-mentioned (singular) is correct.

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    #4

    Re: Can I say application to....?

    Why if the word missing "-" isn't incorrect?

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    Re: Can I say application to....?

    I don't understand your question, Polyester.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Can I say application to....?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I don't understand your question, Polyester.
    My question is simple.
    "Above-mentioned" is correct.
    "Above mentioned" is incorrect.
    Why does the second question incorrect?

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    Re: Can I say application to....?

    Do you mean "Why is 'above mentioned' incorrect?"

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    Re: Can I say application to....?

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    Do you mean "Why is 'above mentioned' incorrect?"
    Yes.

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    #9

    Re: Can I say application to....?

    The dictionaries give "above-mentioned" and "abovementioned".
    "Above mentioned" is not a well-formed adjective.

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    Re: Can I say application to....?

    Google (or find in your textbook) "compound adjectives", also known as "hyphenated adjectives".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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