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    Cool domiciliary visit

    Hi,

    Is the following sentence correct?

    "There is a pediatrician who makes domiciliary visit if you need."

    Is there a more-common term for
    "domiciliary visit"?

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    Re: domiciliary visit

    Quote Originally Posted by bieasy View Post
    Hi,

    Is the following sentence correct?

    "There is a pediatrician who makes domiciliary visits if you need it."

    Is there a more-common term for
    "domiciliary visit"?
    House call. (But domiciliary visit is hilarious.)

    [I'm a copy editor and have tutored university writing.]

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    Cool Re: domiciliary visit

    Quote Originally Posted by Charlie Bernstein View Post
    House call. (But domiciliary visit is hilarious.)

    [I'm a copy editor and have tutored university writing.]
    What about a plumber?
    Can I say: "the plumber is regularly making house calls"?

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    Re: domiciliary visit

    A doctor usually sees you in his or her office because you are mobile, even when you are ill. Therefore, when the doctor comes to you, it has a specific term.

    A plumber has to come to your house - it's where your plumbing is. It's not at all noteworthy that the plumber comes to your house. How else could he/she do the job?

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