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    correct word order

    Please advise if it is correct and if not pls let me know the correct form:

    Is it correct to use: "law draft" in the context:

    They are asked to read the law draft and comment

    Versus

    They are asked to read the draft of the law and comment

    Thank you

    Maria

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    Re: correct word order

    Welcome to the forums, Maria.
    Don't use it that way. It's not ungrammatical, but it's not natural.

    Use "the draft of the law."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: correct word order

    You can also use draft law.

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    Re: correct word order

    Quote Originally Posted by Maria Stan View Post
    Please advise if it is correct and, if not, pls please let me know the correct form.

    Is it correct to use (no colon required here) "law draft" in the following context?

    They are asked to read the law draft and comment.

    versus

    They are asked to read the draft of the law and comment.

    Thank you.

    Maria
    Please see my amendments above, marked in red. It's important to use the correct punctuation at the end of each sentence. A single, appropriate punctuation mark is required.

    Please don't use non-standard abbreviations (textspeak/chatlish) on the forum. "Pls" does not exist. The word is "please".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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