Results 1 to 2 of 2

    • Join Date: Nov 2007
    • Posts: 29
    • Post Thanks / Like

    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
    • Posts: 19,434
    • Post Thanks / Like

    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.

Similar Threads

  1. Italian words commonly used in English
    By Unregistered in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 14-Mar-2008, 15:21
  2. Slang words
    By hopechest in forum General Language Discussions
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 31-Jan-2007, 07:36
  3. Pronunciation of 'wh-" words
    By Joseph Ho in forum Pronunciation and Phonetics
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 23-May-2006, 17:31
  4. Obscure words in vocabulary
    By Lsnewton in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 05-Mar-2006, 16:04
  5. Alphabetizing Words
    By ohiomanager in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 25-Feb-2006, 11:26


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts