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    cnguyenc is offline Newbie
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    "pending (approval)" or "pending for (approval)"

    Hi,

    I often see phrases such as "pending (some action, such as approval,...)" and "pending for (some action, such as approval)". I did some research and I am quite sure that the first form is how "pending" is correctly used. The question is whether the second form is also correct or if it changes the meaning in any ways or if it is entirely incorrect.

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    Re: "pending (approval)" or "pending for (approval)"

    It's entirely incorrect.

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    Re: "pending (approval)" or "pending for (approval)"

    'Pending' means 'while waiting for'── quoted from http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/pending_1
    Then 'pending for' means 'while waiting for for', which doesn't sound right.

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