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    #1

    After getting a promotion at the company

    I am wondering if my sentence sounds natural.

    After getting a promotion at the company, Bob made a party for his colleagues and friends.

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    #2

    Re: After getting a promotion at the company

    You throw a party.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: After getting a promotion at the company

    We also use "have a party" but that doesn't work if the party is for someone else.

    What did you do for your birthday?
    I had a party.

    What did you do for your husband's birthday?
    I threw him a party.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: After getting a promotion at the company

    Getting/being promoted sounds better to me.

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    #5

    Re: After getting a promotion at the company

    You could "hold" a party, as well.

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    #6

    Re: After getting a promotion at the company

    You could, but I would still throw one after getting a raise.

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