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    Default Help me to fill two gap!

    I have this text ( I need to replace each number with the corresponding word). I tried but I don't have any solution I would be very grateful for any help! Thanks!

    Be very specific about what you want. For example, ‘better communication’ is not a clear objective. ..1.. is merely wanting a raise. If you ask for a raise and your boss says yes, you may wind up with $1.50 more a week. A little background is probably necessary to frame your problem, but don’t get carried ..2.. with long-winded speeches.

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    Default Re: Help me to fill two gap!

    What possible answers have you tried already?

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    Default Re: Help me to fill two gap!

    1. No idea
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    Default Re: Help me to fill two gap!

    Quote Originally Posted by Ola2705 View Post
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    2. "don’t get carried away" is the idiom.
    I also have no idea what you should put for 1.

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    Default Re: Help me to fill two gap!

    Quote Originally Posted by rachel03 View Post
    I have this text ( I need to replace each number with the corresponding word). I tried but I don't have any solution I would be very grateful for any help! Thanks!

    Be very specific about what you want. For example, ‘better communication’ is not a clear objective. ..1.. is merely wanting a raise. If you ask for a raise and your boss says yes, you may wind up with $1.50 more a week. A little background is probably necessary to frame your problem, but don’t get carried ..2.. with long-winded speeches.
    Quote Originally Posted by Ola2705 View Post
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    You may have had trouble because it's a very poorly constructed sentence. The writer is giving examples of unclearly-stated objectives; one is 'better communication' the other is 'a raise'. Try this:

    Be very specific about what you want. For example, asking for ‘better communication’ is not clear . ..1.. is merely saying you want a raise, without suggesting an amount.

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    Default Re: Help me to fill two gap!

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    You may have had trouble because it's a very poorly constructed sentence. The writer is giving examples of unclearly-stated objectives; one is 'better communication' the other is 'a raise'. Try this:

    Be very specific about what you want. For example, asking for ‘better communication’ is not clear . ..1.. is merely saying you want a raise, without suggesting an amount.

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    I still can't find a suitable inclusion unless it's two words - "Another example".
    If the preceding sentence had been "One example is asking for ‘better communication’, which is not is not clear", then "Another" could be used.
    In any case, that isn't the text the OP has to deal with.

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    Default Re: Help me to fill two gap!

    "Asking for x is not very clear. It is ...."

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    ....or, if the full stop were a semi-colon, just "nor" would do.

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