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    • Join Date: Nov 2007
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    Choice of words

    Dear Sirs,

    Grateful if you could advise which of the following is better English: (do something)..for (someone) in the concerned institutions. (do something)..for (someone) in the institutions concerned.

    Thank you in advance for your advice!

    With best wishes,

    • Join Date: Oct 2006
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    Re: Choice of words

    Without any context either sentence could be correct.

    However: concerned institutions = the institutions have a concern about something; institutions concerned = relevant institutions.

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