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    #1

    Females are not appointed in our college.

    #1 I meant nothing but to compel you to come.

    #2 I meant nothing but compel you to come.

    #3 I meant nothing less than compelling you to come.

    Which version is correct?

    #4 Females are not appointed in our college. Can we use here "appointed to" ? As I now we can use "appoint to" when we are talking about committee or post etc. But I am not sure about this.

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    #2

    Re: I meant nothing but to compel you to come

    #4 Females are not appointed in our college.

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    Maybe you mean something like: "Females are not allowed to enroll in our college."

    If you do, then maybe it would be more diplomatic to use an affirmative sentence, such as:

    "Our college enrolls only male students." (In other words, do NOT emphasize the exclusion of women. Refer only to the all-male policy of your college.)

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    #3

    Re: I meant nothing but to compel you to come

    Quote Originally Posted by taruns1008 View Post
    #1 I meant nothing but to compel you to come.
    I think it is grammatical, but I am not a teacher.

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    #4

    Re: I meant nothing but to compel you to come

    Quote Originally Posted by TheParser View Post


    Maybe you mean something like: "Females are not allowed to enroll in our college."
    Actually it's not what I mean. I am here talking about appointment for various posts like teacher, administrative posts, in college.

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    #5

    Re: I meant nothing but to compel you to come

    'Our college offers positions for males only.'

    Not a teacher.

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    #6

    Re: I meant nothing but to compel you to come

    Thank you

    But, Is my original sentence ( Females are not appointed in our college) correct? I want to know whether use of "appoint in" is correct here or Should it be "appoint to"?

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    Re: I meant nothing but to compel you to come

    You should say 'Females are not appointed to posts in our college', or 'Females are not appointed in our college' only if it's clear from what went before that you are talking about employment and not student enrolment.

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    You will notice that I have changed the title of your original post. This is because members have chosen to answer only question #4.

    Please start a new thread for 'I meant nothing but to compel you to come', and in future, ask unrelated questions in separate threads.



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