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    As long as there continue to be fraudulent practices and the tacit acceptance of illegal behaviors spread across law enforcement agencies, a couple of conscientious individuals’ efforts to bring forth changes are nearly impossible.

    Hi,

    I want to get your expert opinions on how the above sentence looks grammatically.
    Are there any awkward expressions or grammatical fallacies?

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    My take on that sentence:

    "As long as there continues to be fraudulent practices and tacit acceptance of illegal behavior in law agencies across the country, efforts to bring charges against criminals are futile."

    I added "criminals", but I don't know exactly who charges are being brought against.
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    it should be "there countinues as far as I know

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    Quote Originally Posted by hooshdar3 View Post
    it should be "there countinues as far as I know
    It probably should be continues, but both sound to me fine to me for some reason.

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    Default Re: sentence correction

    As long as there continues to be fraudulent practices and tacit acceptance of illegal behavior

    As long as there is fraudulent practice, ...
    As long as there continues to be fraudulent practice, ...

    As long as there are fraudulent practices and tacit acceptance ...
    As long as there continues to be fraudulent practice and tacit acceptance ...
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