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    #1

    The meeting was scheduled over the call for two days after the call.

    1) The meeting was scheduled over the call for two days after the call.

    2) The meeting was scheduled over the call for two days after the call was made to have it scheduled.

    3) The meeting was scheduled for two days after we called you to have it scheduled.

    Please check my sentences. Can "scheduled" be replaced by "arranged" in these sentences?

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    #2

    Re: The meeting was scheduled over the call for two days after the call.

    They're barely comprehensible, and suffer from the same old issues. The first is the worst. Try some simplification.

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    #3

    Re: The meeting was scheduled over the call for two days after the call.

    I'll repeat myself: look for repeated words and eliminate them where possible.
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    #4

    Re: The meeting was scheduled over the call for two days after the call.

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    I'll repeat myself: look for repeated words and eliminate them where possible.

    1) The meeting was scheduled over the call for two days after (call was made on September 07 and meeting was scheduled for September 09).

    2) The meeting was scheduled for two days after the call was made to have it scheduled.

    3) The meeting was scheduled for two days after we called you to have it scheduled (call was made on September 07 and meeting was scheduled for September 09).

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    #5

    Re: The meeting was scheduled over the call for two days after the call.

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    I'll repeat myself: look for repeated words and eliminate them where possible.
    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    2) The meeting was scheduled for two days after the call was made to have it scheduled.

    3) The meeting was scheduled for two days after we called you to have it scheduled ….
    I'll repeat myself: look for repeated words and eliminate them where possible.

    Sentence 1 would be nearly correct if you removed the parenthetical part. Don't add an explanation in parentheses to a sentence.
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    #6

    Re: The meeting was scheduled over the call for two days after the call.

    Tufguy, you seem to be unclear on the concept (whatever the concept happens to be). Perhaps:

    We scheduled the meeting for two days after the call.

    There is no need to make things so complicated.
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    Re: The meeting was scheduled over the call for two days after the call.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    Tufguy, you seem to be unclear on the concept (whatever the concept happens to be). Perhaps:

    We scheduled the meeting for two days after the call.

    There is no need to make things so complicated.
    1) The meeting was scheduled over the call for two days after.

    2) The meeting was scheduled for two days after the call.

    3) The meeting was scheduled for two days after we called you.

    Are these correct?

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    #8

    Re: The meeting was scheduled over the call for two days after the call.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    1) The meeting was scheduled over the call for two days after.

    2) The meeting was scheduled for two days after the call.

    3) The meeting was scheduled for two days after we called you.

    Are these correct?
    Number two and three are okay. Number one isn't clear about what "after" refers to, so I wouldn't use it.
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    Re: The meeting was scheduled over the call for two days after the call.

    Tufguy, I am not at all sure why you insist on using passive voice. Meetings don't schedule themselves.
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    Re: The meeting was scheduled over the call for two days after the call.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    Tufguy, I am not at all sure why you insist on using passive voice. Meetings don't schedule themselves.
    I scheduled a meeting with you for two days after the call. Is it fine now? It means I called that person on July 7th and scheduled a meeting for 9th of July (for two days after the call). Am I correct?

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