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    Sentence correction

    I wanted to ask if there was any mistake in the following sentence:
    "As our country progresses through the twenty-first century, the elderly population continues to grow at a rather moderate rate."

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    Re: Sentence correction

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    Grammatically, it sounds OK to me. Logically, the country does not progress; it is the century. Usually we write: 21st, I think. I would change to:

    As the 21st century progresses, our country's elderly population continues to grow at a rather moderate rate.
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