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    Quote Originally Posted by o_cat
    And there is one more question:

    But it's disturbing to note how many of crimes we do know about were detected by accident...

    How to change it's disturbing to note into another phrases but with the same meaning?
    There are many possibilites. Do you have something specific in mind?

    We could change the first clause into active voice:

    People are disturbed when they find out how many crimes are/have been discovered by accident.

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    Thank you .

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    Quote Originally Posted by o_cat
    Thank you .
    You're welcome. Was that what you wanted? :wink:

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