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    only

    Hello,

    I have the following sentence:

    No transfer of risks that cannot be anticipated and risks that the awarding authority only can manage can be realized ...

    Does "only" refer to "manage" (the awarding authority can only manage the risks and not to e.g. eliminate them) or to the "awarding authority" (only the awarding authority can manage the risks)?

    Thank you very much.

    Hanka

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    Re: only

    Quote Originally Posted by Hanka View Post
    Hello,
    I have the following sentence:
    No transfer of risks that cannot be anticipated and risks that the awarding authority only can manage can be realized ...
    Does "only" refer to "manage" (the awarding authority can only manage the risks and not to e.g. eliminate them) or to the "awarding authority" (only the awarding authority can manage the risks)?
    Thank you very much.
    Hanka
    The second. I'd prefer "that the AA alone..." or "that only the AA ...", but "that the AA only..." is quite acceptable.

    b

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