We welcome the year of 2015.

Karen123456

Senior Member
Malaysia English
We welcome the year of 2015.

The above sentence is written by my daughter.

I think it should be rephrased as follows:

We welcome the year, 2015.

Am I correct?

Thanks.
 
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    Senior Member
    American English
    I would say:
    We welcome the year 2015.
    We welcome 2015.

    I don't see "We welcome the year of 2015" being wrong; it's just that I would drop "of" myself.
     
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