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    Is there something wrong with this sentence ?

    Dear all,

    Is there something wrong with this sentence ?


    It has been argued that it is totally unfair that athletes earn much more money than professionals who succeed in other vital fields.

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    Re: Is there something wrong with this sentence ?

    Quote Originally Posted by duiter View Post
    It has been argued that it is totally unfair that athletes earn much more money than professionals who succeed in other vital fields.
    Grammatically it's fine, but it does suggest that people believe that athletes are professionals in a 'vital field'. This idea can be removed if you use 'more' instead of 'other'.
    Last edited by 5jj; 19-Nov-2011 at 20:36. Reason: typo

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    Re: Is there something wrong with this sentence ?

    ^sorry, you mean athlethis are not that vital?

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    Re: Is there something wrong with this sentence ?

    Quote Originally Posted by hooshdar3 View Post
    Sorry, you mean athletes are not that vital?
    Nobody said that, it was suggested that it was a matter of opinion and might or might not have been the OP's intended meaning.

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