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Is "whom" used correctly in this extract? :

You met the friends. So you met them, not they. Similarly, we have Whom did you meet? rather than Who did you meet. The noun friends is the complement of met, so the coreference is made (in ...
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How to write "1st-order"

These are style questions, so usages might vary. Often academic or professional writing places, like universities or newspapers, will have their own "style guide" that will say exactly what ...
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How to write "1st-order"

The 'correct' spelling is "first-order". It is less than ideal to use a numeral. If you use a numeral you can write it as 1st or 1st. You probably should not omit the hyphen, so "1st-...
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