The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #132499   Message #4078650
Posted By: Nigel Parsons
07-Nov-20 - 04:49 PM
Thread Name: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Subject: RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves
. . .said he wanted as many people to donate to the poppy appeal.
Not having seen the report I can't tell what was intended. But context is everything. If it was preceded by a comment about last year's supporters then the partial sentence makes sense.