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    Kamshing is offline Junior Member
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    London branch welcomes you.

    1) London branch welcomes you.
    2) London branch welcome you.

    Dear teachers, please teach me which sentence is correct.

    My classmate just joined my company. I put up the above sentence on Facebook just to welcome him.

    I think sentence 1) is correct, I just want to confirm here.

    Thank you.

    Kamshing.

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    Rover_KE is offline Moderator
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    Re: London branch welcomes you.

    I'd have written 'Our London branch welcomes you' or 'Welcome to our London branch'.

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    Re: London branch welcomes you.

    In the UK, it's common to use a plural verb with a collective noun, so The London branch welcome you would also work, but I prefer Welcome to our London Branch or We welcome you to the London Branch of xxx.

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    Re: London branch welcomes you.

    Or "The London Branch"

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    Re: London branch welcomes you.

    Quote Originally Posted by Kamshing View Post
    1) London branch welcomes you.
    2) London branch welcome you.

    Dear teachers, please teach me Unnecessary. Which sentence is correct?

    My classmate just joined my company. I put up the above sentence on Facebook just to welcome him.

    I think sentence 1) is correct, I just want to confirm here.

    [STRIKE]Thank you.[/STRIKE Unnecessary. Just click 'Thank' when you get a useful reply.

    Kamshing. Unnecessary,
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