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    windcolor Guest

    Default check a sentence

    " We can give them complete satisfaction."
    I wonder if the above sentence may be rewritten in another way like the following:
    " We enable them to be completely satisfied."

    Thanks!

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    I wouldn't bother- the second sentence doesn't work for me.

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    Thanks for tdol ! But you can tell me why the second sentence doesn't work for you. I think that the second is right, isn't it?

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    "We enable" is completely different from "we can give". You can't enable somebody to be satisfied.

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    I agree with what Ron said, plus the second sentence seems to bbe unnecessarily complex.

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