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    snoopya1984 is offline Member
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    Default are these sentences acceptable?

    " Aeroplanes are comfortable because the seats are specially designed for distant journeys and the employers are very helpful.'

    " Factories work for many hours that's why the workers get tired"

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    "Aeroplanes are comfortable because the seats are specially designed for distant journeys and the employers are very helpful."
    This is grammatically correct. Factually, however, the statement does not apply to any aeroplane I've ever been on. (And I think you mean 'employees'.)
    "Factories work for many hours; that's why the workers get tired."
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    Default Re: are these sentences acceptable?

    And long journeys would work better IMO.

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    Default Re: are these sentences acceptable?

    I would suggest that the factories don't work; the workers do.
    Factory workers have long hours; that's why they are often tired.
    The factory produced goods most of the day. That's why the workers are often tired.
    Factories produce goods throughout the day... etc.

    @Rover - Amen to that!
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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