I'm writing text for a leaflet for a co-working space and wondered which of the following is correct: "Meeting room for use of members and for hire" or, "Meeting room for use by members or for hire"?

  • Both sentences read perfectly well and mean the same thing. To my ear, the first one scans a little bit better (has a slightly nicer rhythm). They're both lovely examples of our native English trochee – Chappo Hasn't Forgotten Monica Sep 13 '18 at 13:57

If one wishes to be grammatically correct then the first sentence should read ""Meeting room for the use of members and for hire"

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