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Evelyn
I made slight "change" or "modification" I want to tell my colleague I made slight "change" or "modification" based on her report. "change" or "modification" which one is better?
Jan 20, 2012 2:21 AM
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The words do have the same meaning, but most people would choose one syllable rather than say five. Modification just sounds more serious to me. I might make a slight change to a report. For a moon rocket or a brain surgery procedure, I would make a modification.
January 20, 2012
"...made a slight change (modification)." [Need the article 'a'] They are basically the same. One is not better than the other. Just don't "do a re-write".
January 20, 2012
Evelyn
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