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    "a company offers salary" but can we say "a company gives salary"

    We normally say "a company offers salary" but can we say "a company gives salary"? When we say it "offers" it means a candidate is being asked to join a company in lieu of an amount that will be given every month for working with that company.

    John : If I join your company how much salary will they give me?
    Carter: I don't know but they are giving me $200 per day.

    Please check my sentences.

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    Re: "a company offers salary" but can we say "a company gives salary"

    A company offers a salary. It does not give one.

    John would be more likely to ask If I join your company, what will my salary be?
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: "a company offers salary" but can we say "a company gives salary"

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    A company offers a salary. It does not give one.

    John would be more likely to ask If I join your company, what will my salary be?
    Can I say "will I be able to get good salary, if I join that company"?

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    Re: "a company offers salary" but can we say "a company gives salary"

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Can I say "will I be able to get good salary, if I join that company"?
    Almost. Study post #2 to find the error in this sentence.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: "a company offers salary" but can we say "a company gives salary"

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Almost. Study post #2 to find the error in this sentence.
    Can I say "will I be able to get a good salary, if I join that company"?

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    Re: "a company offers salary" but can we say "a company gives salary"

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Can I say "Will I be able to get a good salary [no comma] if I join that company"?
    Almost. You fixed the missing article. I made two small corrections above.
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