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    Dear Teachers,

    Which one of the following makes more sense? Why and why not?
    a) To get an education, one must work hard.
    b) To get an education, working hard is necessary.
    c) To get an education, hard work is needed.

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    b) doesn't really work for me because of the word order. I'd write is like this:
    Working hard is necessary to get an education.

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