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Postby hanuman_2000 » Sat Oct 30, 2004 11:07 am

Sir,

I am a sales manager.

Is it correct to say"sales". If yes then can be say "I am a Compters Engineer.".

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Postby Alan » Sun Oct 31, 2004 11:39 am

Yes, 'sales manager' is correct, but, regarding the second, 'computer engineer' is the correct form.

The singularity or plurality of any attributive noun is fixed mainly by convention, and therefore cannot necessarily be logically deduced from any other.


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