Since this was to be my first attempt at such an event I decided to spend some time planning my painting before the start time.
Honorable Mention but you DO need an or the in front.
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I won first prize and first place in the contest.But the first prize of 60,000 may have provided a clue.I made some sketches and designs from various places around the square before choosing my location.For the Sunday the pros would be on their own, battling it out for the first prize of 500,000.This is the case for all your achievements.I hoped that the complimentary colour combination would brighten an otherwise grey scene.The military alliance is offering a first prize of 130,000, as well as several runner-up prizes worth at least 60,000 each.I decided to paint a cafe with a bright orange awning in front of a deep blue house.I won the 3rd Prize at the, smart Car Invitation, tournament.Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log in Sign up using brandblack discount code Google Sign up using Facebook Sign up using Email and Password Post as a guest Name Email discard By clicking "Post Your Answer you acknowledge that you have read our updated.I won the 1st prize in, mathematics, competition.
Also the is not used for placement or mention: 1 and 2 are correct if you mention which contest.
I won first prize and first place in the XXX Contest.
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I won Honorable Mention at The International Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling.Related Questions: Using "the" in this sentence: "I won the first place at the tournament" "came in first place in a challenge" vs "came first " vs "won first place" word-usage prepositions up vote 1 down vote.I'm so pleased that my painting won first prize in the 2 hour timed painting competition in Wexford yesterday.You certainly need at least a when the exact event is not mentioned.You also need to mention what type of contest.Q2: How to choose the right preposition in 'at' or 'of?International Interdisciplinary Contest 4 no need for the in front of 1st prize but the or a in front of Mathematics Competition_.I would drop the the.They receive the first prize of 4,000.From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfirst prize/placefirst prize/placeWINthe prize that is given to the best person or thing in a competition win/take first prize She won first prize in a painting rst prize/place of There is a first prize of 10,000.The 2 hours passed incredibly quickly and soon all of the completed artworks were lined up for judging.