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    sky753 is offline Senior Member
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    Default common efforts?

    Hello Everyone,

    In the following sentence can concerted be replaced by common?

    I am convinced that with our concerted efforts, we will reach new agreements on trade balance.

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    Sky

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    Anglika is offline No Longer With Us
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    Default Re: common efforts?

    It can, but it changes the meaning.

    Concerted efforts = two or more parties combine together to do something

    Common efforts = efforts that are applicable to all alike.

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