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"By continuing to use our site, you agree to our _____ of cookies".

 

Thanks for your help!

 

Oh and a better word for use in "use our site" as I do not want repeat myself?

 

(English is not my native language. Thank you again for your help!)

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How about

By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of cookies.

 

P.S. Your  English appears to be better than some of our natives 😁

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Posted (edited)
9 minutes ago, silly.questions said:

"By continuing to use our site, you agree to our _____ of cookies".

 

Thanks for your help!

 

Oh and a better word for use in "use our site" as I do not want repeat myself?

 

(English is not my native language. Thank you again for your help!)

It can be tricky for Natives too!

 

I would say ‘use’ as ‘usage’ is a noun and you need a verb there.  

 

The ‘Terms of Use’ visible on here at the bottom of the homepage are a good reference.  Repetition is ok.  It’s only clarity you want.

Edited by Arnold_Lane

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@RJRB and @Arnold_Lane thank you for the quick responses! This helps a lot (nice to know repetition is OK, and I had to think for a minute about usage being a noun but it sure is!) Browse is also a lovely word I have seen sometimes but never thought to use. :)

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38 minutes ago, Arnold_Lane said:

It can be tricky for Natives too!

 

I would say ‘use’ as ‘usage’ is a noun and you need a verb there.  

 

The ‘Terms of Use’ visible on here at the bottom of the homepage are a good reference.  Repetition is ok.  It’s only clarity you want.

Wait, is "use" in  the sentence "you agree to our use of cookies" really a verb? I'd say that you need a noun there, especially after "our".

(Sorry, not a native speaker either :) ).

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3 minutes ago, Branyy said:

Wait, is "use" in  the sentence "you agree to our use of cookies" really a verb? I'd say that you need a noun there, especially after "our".

(Sorry, not a native speaker either :) ).

‘You agree‘ is a clause. 
‘To’ is a preposition’

‘Our use of cookies’ Pronoun, verb, preposition, noun.  Another clause.

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"Use" is a noun there. When it's pronounced with an "s", it can take a definite article like "the"; that's a characteristic of nouns. When pronounced with a "z" it can have forms like "used" to show past tense, making it a verb. 

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18 hours ago, gNil said:

"Use" is a noun there. When it's pronounced with an "s", it can take a definite article like "the"; that's a characteristic of nouns. When pronounced with a "z" it can have forms like "used" to show past tense, making it a verb. 

Yes. In the sentence

"By continuing to use our site, you agree to our _____ of cookies".

'use' is a noun, not a verb.

 

Perhaps the sentence might instead just read

"By your using our site, you agree to our cookies".

Edited by Jeffrey Shaw

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