On Thu, 7 Nov 2019 21:03:36 -0800 (PST), Yurui Liu
Post by Yurui Liu
What is the difference between "prompt" and "introduce" when
the object is "bill," i.e., a piece of legislation?
John prompted/introduced the bill in 2018.
I'd appreciate your help.
Unless you have some example to cite, "John prompted the bill" is not
John can draft, initiate, write or introduce the bill in AmE. Some
outside condition may have prompted him to do so. The need for the
bill may be prompted by some outside event.
Tony Cooper - Orlando, Florida