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    #1

    The contract to construct one main icebreaker and three auxiliary ones.

    Hello everybody!


    I would like to say that under the contract one first-line icebreaker and three second-line icebreakers will be constructed.


    a) The contract concerns building one first-line icebreaker and three second-line ones.



    or
    b) The contract regards building one first-line icebreaker and three second-line ones.
    or



    c) The contract is for one first-line icebreaker and three second-line icebreakers to be constructed.



    or
    d) The contract provides for one first-line icebreaker and three second-line icebreakers to be constructed.



    or
    e) The contract provides for vonstructing one first-line icebreaker and three second-line icebreakers.


    What do you think?
    Thank you.

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    #2

    Re: The contract to construct one main icebreaker and three auxiliary ones.

    I would use c), but I am not a lawyer, though I might use for the construction of and remove to be constructed.

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    #3

    Re: The contract to construct one main icebreaker and three auxiliary ones.

    Quote Originally Posted by JACEK1 View Post
    c) The contract is for the construction of one first-line icebreaker and three second-line icebreakers. to be constructed.
    Note also that "vonstructing" (sentence "e") is not a word.

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