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Clarification required #1 (permalink) Thu Jul 21, 2016 11:54 am   Clarification required
 

Dear Teachers,

Kindly do clarify which sentence is right one in the following.

"When students' complete the form"

or

"When students complete the form"

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Clarification required #2 (permalink) Thu Jul 21, 2016 12:48 pm   Clarification required
 

When students complete the form
is correct.

The plural possessive form (using the s' ) is not correct because there is nothing immediately following students which requires the possessive case. For example
When students' parents complete the form.
- here the possessive is used to indicate the parents of the students,)
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Re: Clarification required #3 (permalink) Thu Jul 21, 2016 13:36 pm   Re: Clarification required
 

Mookambika wrote:
... . Awaiting for answer... .
Also, use either 'await' or 'wait for'. In InE 'await for', which is incorrect, is common. Try to avoid it. So you could say: Awaiting an/your answer.
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