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    NewHopeR is offline Senior Member
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    Default Is "steered clear of" used properly here?

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    Giving the seriousness of the document, it is a mistake that should be carefully steered clear of.


    The writer intends to express the meaning: To keep the seriousness of the document, a mistake like this should be carefully avoided.

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    Default Re: Is "steered clear of" used properly here?

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    The author is using the phrase correctly.

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    Default Re: Is "steered clear of" used properly here?

    I would replace "giving" with "given".

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    Default Re: Is "steered clear of" used properly here?

    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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