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    Please help with this sentence in more natual

    We would like to certify that the remaining quantity of 120 pcs for HX1056 PO no. xxx were under satisfactory / good quality for shipping

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    Re: Please help with this sentence in more natual

    What about?
    We certify that the remaining quantity of 120 pcs for HX1056 PO no. xxx was shipped in good quality.

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    Re: Please help with this sentence in more natual

    Hi Soup,

    Yes, that's good. Thank you!

    Could you please teach me why this is use for "was" but not "were" ? Because there are 120 pcs quantity, therefore, is should use "were", am I right?

    We certify that the remaining quantity of 120 pcs for HX1056 PO no. xxx was shipped in good quality.

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    Re: Please help with this sentence in more natual

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    What about

    We certify that the remaining 120 pcs of HX1056 PC No. xxxx in good quality were shipped.

    - quantity sounds redundant when you say 120 pcs
    - pcs of HX1056 or pcs for HX1056?
    - good quality refers to the goods, not to the way it was shipped?
    - in good quality or in good condition?

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    Hi Zoe

    The subject agrees in number with its verb. The subject here is the remaining quanity:

    We certify that the remaining quantity of 120 pcs for HX1056 PO no. xxx was shipped in good quality.

    The quantity is ...
    The quantity was ...

    The quantities are ...
    The quantities were ...

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    Re: Please help with this sentence in more natual

    Hi Soup,

    Yes, I got it. Thank you

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    Re: Please help with this sentence in more natual

    Hi Tedtmc,

    We certify that the remaining 120 pcs of HX1056 PC No. xxxx in good quality were shipped. -- Yes that's good too, but I would like to modity a little to : We certify that the remaining 120 pcs for HX1056 PO no. xxx in good quality and was shipped. (Is this work?)

    - quantity sounds redundant when you say 120 pcs
    Uhmm ... I mean mentioned these 120 pcs, because this is the remaining quantity form the whold order 1860 pcs

    - pcs of HX1056 or pcs for HX1056?
    I think pcs of HX1056 is better, what do you think?

    - good quality refers to the goods, not to the way it was shipped?
    Yes, you are correct.

    - in good quality or in good condition?
    Any difference between quality and condition?


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    Last edited by Zoe2008; 31-May-2008 at 05:34.

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    Re: Please help with this sentence in more natual

    Quote Originally Posted by Zoe2008 View Post

    - in good quality or in good condition?
    Any difference between quality and condition?


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    Shipped in good condition makes more sense.


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    Re: Please help with this sentence in more natual

    Quote Originally Posted by Zoe2008 View Post
    We would like to certify that the remaining quantity of 120 pcs for HX1056 PO no. xxx were satisfactory and are ready for shipping
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