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    Default I want alternative to 'They want to replace the garden with a factory'

    Hello everyone,

    I would like to know alternatives to "They want to replace the garden with a huge factory."
    I wish I had better English, but I work hard to improve it. I'm studying for IGCSE, so I'm only interested in BrE.

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    Default Re: I want alternative to 'They want to replace the garden with a factory'

    "They want to replace the garden with a small factory."

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    Default Re: I want alternative to 'They want to replace the garden with a factory'

    Quote Originally Posted by saloom2 View Post

    I would like to know alternatives to "They want to replace the garden with a huge factory."
    Why do you want to know this?

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    Default Re: I want alternative to 'They want to replace the garden with a factory'

    Quote Originally Posted by saloom2 View Post
    Hello everyone,

    I would like to know alternatives to "They want to replace the garden with a huge factory."
    I want to replace all factories with huge gardens.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: I want alternative to 'They want to replace the garden with a factory'

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I want to replace all factories with huge gardens.
    Not the ones that make chocolate, surely?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: I want alternative to 'They want to replace the garden with a factory'

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Not the ones that make chocolate, surely?
    OK, I'll make an exception there.
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    Default Re: I want alternative to 'They want to replace the garden with a factory'

    Well, this phrase has been repeated a lot in the summaries of the exams in my past paper. And i can't change it although I must because I must use my own words If I can't change what is written, what should I do? Anyway,
    If I get high marks in English, I will buy a chocolate factory only for you all!
    Last edited by saloom2; 20-Apr-2013 at 16:01.
    I wish I had better English, but I work hard to improve it. I'm studying for IGCSE, so I'm only interested in BrE.

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    Default Re: I want alternative to 'They want to replace the garden with a factory'

    They propose building a factory where the garden is now.

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