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    #1

    the presidential inauguration

    I am wondering about the use of the "presidential inauguration."

    Is it correct to say:

    1. Did you watch the presidential inauguration?
    2. I am watching the presidential inauguration of Mr Trump.
    3. I watched Mr Trump's presidential inauguration.
    Last edited by Bassim; 20-Jan-2017 at 16:37.

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    #2

    Re: the presidential inauguration

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    1. Did you watch the presidential inauguration?
    OK.

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    2. I am watching the presidential inauguration of Mr Trump.
    3. I watched Mr Trump's presidential inauguration.
    "Presidential" is redundant in those sentences.
    Last edited by teechar; 20-Jan-2017 at 17:21. Reason: added a full stop

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    #3

    Re: the presidential inauguration

    #2 needs to end with a full stop.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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