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    Is the first sentence gramtically correct or the second?

    "efforts Put in in the last year"

    or

    "efforts Put in the last year"


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    Re: Is the first sentence gramtically correct or the second?

    Quote Originally Posted by Sethuram Ragunathan View Post
    "efforts Put in in the last year"

    or

    "efforts Put in the last year"
    go for the second

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    Re: Is the first sentence gramtically correct or the second?

    Also, efforts put in over the last year.


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    Re: Is the first sentence gramtically correct or the second?

    The phrasal verb is 'put in' so that of your two sentences, it would have to be:
    "efforts put in in the last year".
    This is a clumsy construction, and can be avoided, as Soup has shown:
    "efforts put in over the last year"

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