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Jonadab
  • Consider that the depletion of atmospheric ozone and aggravated environmental problems which have developed to the point that they threaten the survival of all the species on the earth.
  • Consider that the depletion of atmospheric ozone and aggravated environmental problems, which have developed to the point where they threaten the survival of all the species on the earth.
  • Alternately, "Consider that the depletion of atmospheric ozone and aggravated environmental problems have developed ..." The problem with the way you wrote it is that the "that" clause doesn't have a verb. Every clause in English has to have a subject and a verb.
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Tom
  • As a result dozens of people died and huge economic loss caused.
  • As a result, dozens of people died, and huge economic loss resulted caused.

Nov 12, 2013 15:30 Public In 2003, when SARS virus br...
Tom
  • At community level, while economic growth concerns those whose jobs depend on the continuous profitable operation of a factory, environmental activists are looking at how serious potential public health price we need to pay for the job growth and a low employment rate.
  • At a/the community level, while economic growth concerns those whose jobs depend on the continuous and profitable operation of a factory, environmental activists are looking at how serious a (potential) public health price we need to pay for the job growth and a low employment rate.
  • "Potential" price is a theoretical price. Untested, untried, unproved. Using "potential" here is like saying that "maybe there will be a public health price." "Potential" is what we lawyers call a "weasel word." It betrays a losing argument, and I recommend not using it.

Nov 8, 2013 19:28 Public Disagreement can happen at ...
vivace160
I agree with Roybie. There are different ways you can write it: I read a book ten years ago that had been recently published. Ten years ago I read a book that had been recently published. You can write it as Roybie did with the parenth...

Nov 4, 2013 09:49 Public One question I still cannot...
  • The following heavy medical expense made his family hardly afford.
  • He could hardly afford the following resulting heavy high medical expenses.
  • We talk about a "heavy burdens" or "heavy fines" or "high expense" but not "heavy expenses".

Nov 3, 2013 14:49 Public Tom's mother passed awa...
Tom
  • In addition, when disagreement happens between opponents whose views are not based on a common ground, such debates are mere meaningless quarrels rather than leaning from each other.
  • In addition, when disagreements occur happens between opponents, whose views are not based on a common ground, such debates are mere meaningless quarrels, rather than leaning an opportunity to learn from each other.

Oct 30, 2013 11:18 Public It is the nature of human b...
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Tom
  • Bad mood can stimulate a chemical substance in people’s brain to reduce their work efficiency.
  • Bad moods can stimulate production of a a chemical substance in people’s brains to reduce their work efficiency.

Oct 19, 2013 17:13 Public It is the nature of human b...

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