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    Free consultation with expert.

    Why is an article not written in the following when the word "expert" is a noun ?
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    Why its first alphabet in a capital ?

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    Re: Free consultation with expert.

    Where did you find it?
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

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    Re: Free consultation with expert.

    Is it a title or a phrase used in an advert? If so, it is common to miss out words like articles and auxiliary verbs to save on space and focus on the message.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 29-Jul-2017 at 13:42. Reason: Fixing typo

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    Re: Free consultation with expert.

    I found the lines on a prescription of medicine.

    Shall I be correct to say this way in day to day English language ?
    Last edited by arjitsharma; 28-Jul-2017 at 18:32.

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    Re: Free consultation with expert.

    No. You'd be more correct in thinking about Tdol's guess that it was an advertisement. As for instructions on signs, advertisements are often truncated, or reduced, for space reasons.

    ("Would I be correct to say ...")

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    Re: Free consultation with expert.

    Quote Originally Posted by arjitsharma View Post
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    Why ​is its first alphabet letter in a capital[no space here]?
    It shouldn't be.

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    Re: Free consultation with expert.

    In adverts, words can have capital letters to make them look more important, to draw the reader's attention. It wouldn't work in normal writing, but it's OK in an advert, where the driving force is conveying a message rather than trying to follow every rule of grammar.

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