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    #21

    Re: He is being paid handsomly and is highly designated.

    Tufguy, say:

    He held a senior position at the company.

    Or:

    He was a top executive at the company.

    If he, in fact, had a corner office you could say that. (The corner offices go to the highest ranking executives.)

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    #22

    Re: He is being paid handsomly and is highly designated.

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    What parts of speech are required in a sentence?
    Sorry I don't understand.

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    #23

    Re: He is being paid handsomly and is highly designated.

    Tufguy, I think you left out a verb in one of the sentences. (I am not certain. I am depending on my memory.)

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    #24

    Re: He is being paid handsomly and is highly designated.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Are these sentences correct? "The post that he holds at his work place. The post he is working on at the moment."
    These are sentence fragments, not sentences.

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    What parts of speech are required in a sentence?
    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Sorry I don't understand.
    Parts of speech are the different kinds of words that make up a language. The simplest sentences normally require a subject and a verb: The dog [subject] barks [verb]. The sentence fragments above both lack a main verb; they are noun phrases which could serve as subjects. For example, The post that he holds at his work place is temporary.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #25

    Re: He is being paid handsomly and is highly designated.

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    These are sentence fragments, not sentences.




    Parts of speech are the different kinds of words that make up a language. The simplest sentences normally require a subject and a verb: The dog [subject] barks [verb]. The sentence fragments above both lack a main verb; they are noun phrases which could serve as subjects. For example, The post that he holds at his work place is temporary.
    The post Tom is working on at the moment is temporary. Is it correct?

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    #26

    Re: He is being paid handsomly and is highly designated.

    We tend to work in a post/job/position.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #27

    Re: He is being paid handsomly and is highly designated.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    "The post Tom is working on at the moment is temporary." Is it correct?
    You've corrected the sentence fragment. If you use the preposition ems suggests, the sentence will be correct.

    Note the correct use of quotation marks to indicate quoted text.
    Last edited by GoesStation; 21-Dec-2016 at 04:09.
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    #28

    Re: He is being paid handsomly and is highly designated.

    The post Tom is working in at the moment is temporary.

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    #29

    Re: He is being paid handsomly and is highly designated.

    Or:

    The position he holds is temporary.

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