Which one is gramatically correct in this case and why?

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RobertC
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Which one is gramatically correct in this case and why?

Post by RobertC » Wed Apr 03, 2019 6:17 pm

- Missionary school of English and Portuguese
- Missionary English and Portuguese School
- English and Portuguese Missionary School
- The Missionary school of English and Portuguese
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Re: Which one is gramatically correct in this case and why?

Post by Firefox » Sat Apr 06, 2019 2:51 am

I'd like to help but not sure what this school IS.

Is it a school of mixed English and Portuguese nationality or ownership?
Is it a school that teaches the English and Portuguese languages?

Assuming that the school does in fact teach the two languages, I believe your first and last examples are correct:

- Missionary School of English and Portuguese
- The Missionary School of English and Portuguese

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Re: Which one is gramatically correct in this case and why?

Post by elmirau » Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:26 am

I think last one probably more likely to be correct

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Re: Which one is gramatically correct in this case and why?

Post by Joe » Sun Apr 07, 2019 3:04 am

The last one is more formal but both are possible.
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