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    Hello. Can you help me to understand this sentence.
    1. Bush said the companies workers should agree to wage and workrules that are competitive with foreign automakers by the end of next year.
    I don't understand "by the end of next year". Does it mean companies workers should agree by the end of next year or are competitive by the end of next year?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Undak View Post
    Hello. Can you help me to understand this sentence.
    1. Bush said the companies workers should agree to wage and workrules that are competitive with foreign automakers by the end of next year.
    I don't understand "by the end of next year". Does it mean companies workers should agree by the end of next year or are competitive by the end of next year?
    The workers should agree by the end of next year. That's how I read it.

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    Yes, I agree.

    Better:

    Bush said the companies workers should agree by the end of the year to accept wage and workrules that are competitive with foreign automakers.

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