a mask is required

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a mask is required

Post by navi » Sat Oct 16, 2021 7:30 am

Which are correct:

1) A mask is required to enter the building.

2) A mask is required for visitors to enter the building.

3) To enter the building, a mask is required.
4) For visitors to enter the building a mask is required.

5) A mask is required for entering the building.
6) For entering the building a mask is required.


Re: a mask is required

Post by Bobinwales » Sat Oct 16, 2021 12:27 pm

I only like (1)
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Re: a mask is required

Post by Phil White » Mon Oct 18, 2021 2:37 pm

Which, if any, of the suggestions is appropriate, will depend on the context. Is this a notice outside the building? Is it part of a conversation somebody is having about the office building they work in? Is it part of a set of instructions given to trainee firefighters?

"Visitors must wear masks to enter the building."
"You have to wear a mask to enter the building."
"Masks must be work on entering the building."

Those could be good solutions for the 3 scenarios I suggested.

Without that kind of information about the context, we can only guess at the scenario you are thinking of and hence at whether one construction or another might be appropriate.
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