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    Default Face such issues

    Hello,

    "Face such issues" OR "Face such problems"??

    Peter

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    Default Re: Face such issues

    You could use either- issues is very fashionable at the moment.

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    Hello,

    You are right it is quite fashionable lately.

    Thanks,

    Peter

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    It's often used as 'damage control' to make something sound less serious.

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