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gorikaz

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Dear teachers,

Please tell me whether or not the following sentence is grammatically correct or acceptable in writing. I got a bit confused...:-(

Example 1) Red is used for the sample #100 , black for the sample #200, and white for the sample #300.

In the above example, there is no words "is used" after "black" and after "white" though, is it still grammatically correct/acceptable in English? Or should the above sentence be written something like the one below?

Red is used for the sample #100; black is used for the sample #200; and white is used for the sample #300.

Someone, please help me...
 

apex2000

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This is just an example of where the words are implied and need not be repeated. Either form is perfectly OK. It is just saving space/time.:)
 

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If you want to save additional time/space, remove the word 'the' from your example. Thus, you would write: Example 1) Red is used for sample #100 , black for sample #200, and white for sample #300.
 

gorikaz

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Thank you so much for your comments and help!
I have perfectly understood thanks to your help:-D
 
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