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Is the sentence as below correct in grammar? And is it clear enough?

Please copy & paste keyword, mykeyword, into the search box of Google Play Store app or website to locate this pure app quickly.

But someone else said the sentence should be something as below:

Please copy & paste the keyword "mykeyword" into the search box of Google Play Store app or website to locate this pure app quickly.

So, which one is correct?

  • The difference is the word "the" prior to "keyword" and the usage of an object complement. – Johnson Jul 27 '18 at 3:42
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    The correct statement is the latter. The keyword is the most essential part of sentence and should be presented as prominently as possible. Putting commas on either end of the word suggests that it is extraneous information that could be ignored. Refer to here for proper usage of the comma: thepunctuationguide.com/… – VTH Jul 27 '18 at 3:55
  • To find our app, search for “mykeyword” in the Google Play Store application. – Jim Jul 27 '18 at 4:58
  • Thanks Jim. I know your sentence is right. But is my 1st sentence incorrect? Is the expression "...paste keyword, mykeyword, into..." incorrect? – Johnson Jul 27 '18 at 7:31
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    "...paste keyword, mykeyword, into..." is not correct. Hope that helps. – Kris Jul 27 '18 at 7:34
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The first one is correct. The second sentence may be out of context, suggesting to physically paste the keyboard you are typing on. If you do, I recommend using paper glue to minimize the damages.

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