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    Default 'increase their awarness' synonym

    I'm writing an essay and I'd like to say: 'increase their awareness' but I've already used the word 'increase' in the previous sentence. Is it ok to say 'raise their awareness'? Here's my sentence: 'People should increase/raise their awareness of everyday life in countries of the third world.'

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    Default Re: 'increase their awarness' synonym

    That's fine. Alternatively, you could use "improve their awareness".
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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    Default Re: 'increase their awarness' synonym

    Quote Originally Posted by barnej0096 View Post
    I'm writing an essay and I'd like to say: 'increase their awareness' but I've already used the word 'increase' in the previous sentence. Is it ok to say 'raise their awareness'? Here's my sentence: 'People should increase/raise their awareness of everyday life in countries of the third world.'
    It's best not to repeat. Yes, 'raise their awareness' is fine.

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