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    correct?

    Hi,

    could you please tell me which of the following is gramatically correct:

    1) The equipment will be handed over after mutual signing of the contract.
    2) The equipment will be handed over after mutual signing the contract.

    Thank you very much.

    Hanka

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    Re: correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hanka View Post
    Hi,

    could you please tell me which of the following is gramatically correct:

    1) The equipment will be handed over after mutual signing of the contract.
    2) The equipment will be handed over after mutual signing the contract.

    Thank you very much.

    Hanka
    Sentence 1 is correct.'mutual' is the adjective. It's the signing of the contract that is mutual. In 2 it seems as if 'mutual' is doing the signing.

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