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    Default The traffic light changes color too fast.

    1)The traffic light changes colors too fast, we need to create a system to slow down the traffic light changing time.

    2)The traffic light changes colors too fast, we need to create a system to slow down the traffic light from changing color too fast.

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    Default Re: The traffic light changes color too fast.

    Just say it changes, not that it changes color.
    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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    Default Re: The traffic light changes color too fast.

    Quote Originally Posted by scott833 View Post
    1)The traffic light changes colors too fast, we need to create a system to slow down the traffic light changing time.

    2)The traffic light changes colors too fast, we need to create a system to slow down the traffic light from changing color too fast.
    Also, you can't join two sentences with a comma.

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    Default Re: The traffic light changes color too fast.

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Just say it changes, not that it changes color.
    "The traffic light changes too fast, so we need to modify the system."
    How does this sound, Barb_D and Raymott?

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    Default Re: The traffic light changes color too fast.

    Quote Originally Posted by sunsunmoon View Post
    "The traffic light changes too fast, so we need to modify the system."
    How does this sound, Barb_D and Raymott?
    It sounds good.

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