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28 Nov 2017, 22:39
Hello experts,

Declare XY is the correct idiom.
Declare X to be/as Y is incorrect idiom.

__________

My question is what about the following statement.

He is declared as the winner.

Here the structure of Declare as X
So, can we make a conclusion that Declare as/to be X is correct?

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Re: Idiom query  [#permalink]

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29 Nov 2017, 01:34
lesner19 wrote:
Hello experts,

Declare XY is the correct idiom.
Declare X to be/as Y is incorrect idiom.

__________

My question is what about the following statement.

He is declared as the winner.

Here the structure of Declare as X
So, can we make a conclusion that Declare as/to be X is correct?

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He is declared as the winner : Wrong usage
He is declared the winner : Correct usage

Declare X,Y - is correct idiom usage.
Declare X as Y - is Incorrect idiom usage.

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Re: Idiom query  [#permalink]

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29 Nov 2017, 01:37
Declare X as Y is incorrect idiom.
Declare Ram the winner is correct.
Declare X Y is correct idiom usage
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Re: Idiom query  [#permalink]

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29 Nov 2017, 09:45
What about
Assume XY

Is it correct?

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Re: Idiom query &nbs [#permalink] 29 Nov 2017, 09:45
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