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    #1

    Voith is not as fast and efficient

    Voith is not as fast and efficient on their job as we would have liked, but they are moving forward.
    Voith is not as fast and efficient on their job as would like to, but they are moving forward.

    Are both the sentences correct and do they convey the same meaning?

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    #2

    Re: Voith is not as fast and efficient

    Is Voith a single person?

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    #3

    Re: Voith is not as fast and efficient

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Is Voith a single person?
    Voith is the name of a company

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    #4

    Re: Voith is not as fast and efficient

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    Voith is not as fast and efficient on their job as we would have liked, but they are moving forward.
    Voith is not as fast and efficient on their job as would like to, but they are moving forward.

    Are both the sentences correct and do they convey the same meaning?
    I had to enlarge your font before I could read it, suniljan. Please use a larger font in future.posts.

    We can treat company names as singular or plural in BrE, but we need to be consistent. Your first sentence does not work; uou begin with 'Voith is' and them go on with 'they are'.

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    #5

    Re: Voith is not as fast and efficient

    "on their job" suggests that it is a person carrying out a job. I would omit that completely. I would use the singular for a company.

    Voith is not as fast and efficient as we would like but it is moving forward.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Voith is not as fast and efficient

    Can we write as following:

    Voith is not as fast and efficient as we would liked to but it is moving forward.

    I want to understand can we use third person of verb with "would".

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    #7

    Re: Voith is not as fast and efficient

    That is completely wrong. You have already been shown correct ways to write this.

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    #8

    Re: Voith is not as fast and efficient

    Voith is not as fast and efficient as we would like to but it is moving forward.

    I want to understand why can't we use "to" after 'like"?

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    #9

    Re: Voith is not as fast and efficient

    "To" doesn't belong there. Why do you think it does?

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    #10

    Re: Voith is not as fast and efficient

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    "To" doesn't belong there. Why do you think it does?
    I read somewhere the following sentence:

    We would like to meet Ram.

    So I just thought I can use "to: also in above sentence.

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