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  1. Natascha2

    Question Guards


    I have a problem with this sentence:

    When the man was released from prison and went to his old work:

    His boss 'called the security to kick him out'

    'called the security guards to throw him out'

    Which is more common 'security / security guards' , 'kick/ throw him out' Does the sentence make sense?

    Many thanks!

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    Re: Guards

    Either called security or called the security guards.

    throw out is common; kick out works.

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    Re: Guards

    "...called security to throw (or kick) him out."

    I can't think of why we don't say "the security," but we just say, "Call security" when we mean, "Call the security guards."

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