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to operate the lift fork

Postby azz » Tue Jul 04, 2017 9:35 am

Can one say
a. In our company, Tom is the man to operate the lift fork.
b. Tom is our man to operate the lift fork.

?

The intended meaning is that Tom has the task of operating the lift work.

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Re: to operate the lift fork

Postby Alan » Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:16 am

Both are grammatically possible, (although I think that you mean 'forklift'!)

More idiomatic, however, would be 'is the man who operates...'


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