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    #1

    the distribution

    Whenever I have a hospital visit, the receptionist distributes ticket numbers to the outpatients. Have you distributed all numbers? This this the second time I have missed the distribution.

    Is the distribution sufficient or should I add something else?

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    Re: the distribution

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post
    Whenever I have a hospital visit, the receptionist distributes ticket numbers numbered tickets to the outpatients. "Have you distributed all numbers? This this the second time I have missed the distribution".

    Is the distribution sufficient or should I add something else?
    We wouldn't use "distribution" in this way. We have an expression, and would say, "...I have missed out". You could also say, "...I haven't gotten one".

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    Re: the distribution

    Quote Originally Posted by ChinaDan View Post
    You could also say, "...I haven't gotten one".
    ...or, in BrE, 'I haven't got one'.

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    #4

    Re: the distribution

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post
    This this the second time I have missed the distribution.
    Typo alert.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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