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Miriam
Is it formal to delete the subject from sentences

For example, in CVs, I remember seeing some people talking about themselves in the third singular subject form which I believe made the CV sounds better because it reduces the selfish Is in it.

Jan 23, 2015 12:24 AM
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In the case of a CV the subject "I" is understood. Repeating the subject over and over again would make for tedious reading.

 

I managed a team of three people.

I developed a new organization scheme.

I doubled company profits.

 

The subject can be droped when it is clearly understood. A CV is all about one person. It's like saying, "here is a list of things I did:"

 

Managed a team of three people.
Developed a new organization scheme.
Doubled company profits.

 

There are several other instances where the subject is clearly understood and can be omitted. It's not really "formal" or "informal".

January 23, 2015

Thank you Neal

January 23, 2015
Miriam
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