Grammar question


"The jury has nominated us a finalist for the XYZ Award."




"The jury has nominated us as a finalist for the XYZ Award."


Which sentence is correct or better formulated? The one with "as" or the one without? And why?


Thank you very, very much!!!

asked Jun 27 '13 at 07:16 Kendra New member

I think I did actually answer the question but will be delighted to explain anything you don't understand. However, as your reply was a duplication of the essential part of mine, I trust that won't be necessary. Incidentally, my name is spelt the orthodox way.

Michael CranfieldJun 27 '13 at 16:27

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"Nominated as" followed by noun, as in your example,  but  just "nominated" followed by a verb, for example " succeed as President".

link comment answered Jun 27 '13 at 09:03 Michael Cranfield Expert

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