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    It's your prerogative

    It's your prerogative, you decide upon it.

    Is the above sentence correct?

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    Re: It's your prerogative

    It will be when you delete "upon it" and change the comma to a semicolon.

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    Re: It's your prerogative

    Why "upon" is not correct?

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    Re: It's your prerogative

    "Upon" does not work after decide.

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    #5

    Re: It's your prerogative

    http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionarie...on?q=decide+on
    'Decide upon' means 'choose', which might not fit the OP's sentence.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: It's your prerogative

    Quote Originally Posted by suniljain View Post
    Why is "upon" not correct?
    Please note the correct way to ask your question.

    It does not work in this context.

    '...upon it' is redundant.

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    Re: It's your prerogative

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post

    It does not work in this context.

    '...upon it' is redundant.
    Can I say that " upon" is not incorrect but redundant.

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    Re: It's your prerogative

    If it were "decide on it" or even "decide it", I would accept redundant. But "decide upon it" is just wrong in my opinion.

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    #9

    Re: It's your prerogative

    I agree with Mike. It's completely wrong.
    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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