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    prepositions

    Hello everyone

    I'd like to ask about prepositions in the following sentence:

    The law establishes that rebroadcasting of TV- and radio programs of foreign mass media should not exceed 20 per cents of the total volume of programs broadcasted on TV and radio.

    Are 'of' and 'on' the correct preposition?


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    Re: prepositions

    Quote Originally Posted by KLPNO View Post
    Hello everyone

    I'd like to ask about prepositions in the following sentence:

    The law establishes that rebroadcasting of TV and radio programs of foreign mass media should not exceed 20 per cent of the total volume of programs broadcast on TV and radio.

    Are 'of' and 'on' the correct preposition?
    Yes, they are both fine.

    I would suggest a rephrase: ...rebroadcasting of foreign TV and radio programmes...

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    Re: prepositions

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Yes, they are both fine.

    I would suggest a rephrase: ...rebroadcasting of foreign TV and radio programmes...
    Thank you very much, Anglika.


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    Re: prepositions

    The law establishes that rebroadcasting of foreign TV and radio programmes should not exceed 20 per cent of the total volume of programmes broadcast on TV and radio.

    TV and radio 'programmes' is Brit. Eng.
    'programs' is Amer. Eng.

    computer programs is both Brit, and Amer.

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    Re: prepositions

    Quote Originally Posted by David L. View Post
    The law establishes that rebroadcasting of foreign TV and radio programmes should not exceed 20 per cent of the total volume of programmes broadcast on TV and radio.

    TV and radio 'programmes' is Brit. Eng.
    'programs' is Amer. Eng.

    computer programs is both Brit, and Amer.
    Thank you very much, David.

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