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    Smile It is expected that

    An explanation in GMAT says that "It is expected that……" is wordy. Can you tell me why?

    If I say something beginning with "It is+adj+that…… ", such as "it is important that ……", is it wordy?

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    Re: It is expected that

    Quote Originally Posted by heyuting View Post
    An explanation in GMAT says that "It is expected that……" is wordy. Can you tell me why?

    If I say something beginning with "It is+adj+that…… ", such as "it is important that ……", is it wordy?

    Thank you!
    It might be considered wordy if it would have been just as easy to put "I/We/You/They/He/She expect(s) that ..." There might be some reason to put it in the passive though. It depends on the context. "It is important that ..." is a little different because "important" is an adjective.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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