"since the first grade" or "since first grade"

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moshid
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"since the first grade" or "since first grade"

Postby moshid » Mon Dec 19, 2011 1:44 pm

"since the first grade" or "since first grade?" which is better?

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MrPapagiorgio
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Re: "since the first grade" or "since first grade"

Postby MrPapagiorgio » Mon Dec 19, 2011 1:46 pm

I fear for the end of that sentence.

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cinephile
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Re: "since the first grade" or "since first grade"

Postby cinephile » Mon Dec 19, 2011 1:48 pm

Since first grade . . .

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Re: "since the first grade" or "since first grade"

Postby 20130312 » Mon Dec 19, 2011 1:49 pm

If you are saying that you have wanted to be a lawyer since first grade in your personal statement... don't do that.

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Re: "since the first grade" or "since first grade"

Postby Ludo! » Mon Dec 19, 2011 1:53 pm

If the end of the sentence is "my Dad has been generously donating to this law school" then it doesn't really matter.

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Re: "since the first grade" or "since first grade"

Postby Guchster » Mon Dec 19, 2011 1:56 pm

Ludovico Technique wrote:If the end of the sentence is "my Dad has been generously donating to this law school" then it doesn't really matter.


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