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    Interested in Language
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    #1

    permissible/admissible

    Hello all users!




    Does "It is permissible/admissible for you to sleep here" mean the same as "You may sleep here" and "You are allowed/permitted to sleep here"?

    I think so. In my opinion, the permissible/admissible structure with infinitive (plus for noun/pronoun) is very rare.

    What do you think?


    Thank you.

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    Retired English Teacher
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    #2

    Re: Hello all users!

    I agree with you.

    I have changed your thread title.


    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'


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