Is it right to say "Choose any size if desired is sold out"? If not, how can I write it in a different way

  • I am not sure, what you want to say with that sentence, so I would say, it is wrong, but I can't give a better solution. What is the context? – Geshode Jun 20 '18 at 1:33
  • You haven't said what was desired? desired is not a noun. – user3169 Jun 20 '18 at 3:47

I believe you are trying to say "Choose any size desired unless it is sold out"

If I were you however, I would shorten the phrase to "Choose any size". Shorter and easy to understand. I feel it is bad practice to indicate you might be sold out unless you require it.


You can't really refer to a "bare participle" like desired that way in English. A more fluent way to say it would be

Choose any size if your desired one is sold out.

You could also say

...the desired one...


...the/your desired size...

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