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    move up a gear

    Hello, "The government moves up a gear when it comes to the economy." This is how pro-government media perceive increases in taxes. Does move up a gear fit here?
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    word closest in meaning to imposition

    Hello, "The imposition of sanctions against that country would not yield a beneficial result." Which word can be a replacement for imposition? Can the word be changed to levying with the meaning remaining intact?
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    leave of rest

    Hello, Which is correct? He was granted leave of rest. He was granted leave of absence to rest.
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    make it up or make up

    Hello, When speaking about the reconciliation of two friends, should I say "they made it up" or "they made up"? Or will both do?
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    get what is commensurate with your effort

    Hello, Can the following sentence be uttered to someone who diligently prepares for a competition? Hopefully, you will get what is commensurate with your effort (=you will be rewarded for your effort)
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    be hampered by lack of elbow room

    Hello, Can you please check the following sentence I invented and see if it is a correct and meaningful English utterance? With only a few days to the end of the transfer period, the move of the player was hampered by lack of elbow room.
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    add fortune to one's fortune

    Hello, "He added fortune to his fortune (=he augmented his fortune enormously)" Is this a correct English sentence?
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    swell / be proud

    Hello, "Don't swell (=Don't be proud)" Can "swell" be used in this sense?
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    [Essay] too much of rich identities and prospects

    Hello, Can you please check the English below to see if it has any flaws? "Turkey possesses too much of rich identities and prospects to be noticed by the short-sighted politicians of the mentioned country."
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    The Turkey part of the annual report of the U.S. Department of State...

    Hello, "STATEMENT REGARDING THE PART CONCERNING TURKEY OF THE 1992 HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE (20 JANUARY 1993) The Turkey part of the annual report of the U.S. Department of State examining human rights situations in all countries except for the U.S. has arrived at...
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    The foundation of Turkish foreign policy...

    Hello, "The foundation of Turkish foreign policy was laid by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of Republic of Turkey. From the republican era onwards, Turkey has been developed by incrementally adopting the principles of democracy, market economy and respect for human rights, and also accorded...
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    The Summit of the Heads of State and Government...

    Hello, "STATEMENT REGARDING STABILITY PACT SUMMIT FOR SOUTH EASTERN EUROPE The Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe will be held on 29-30 July 1999 in Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. At this summit, Turkey will be...
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    Entering into a new century...

    Hello, "Entering into a new century, within the framework of the international state of play, a period of comprehensive change in the past 10 years aimed for many regions, countries and problems has not yet been completed. Conflicts in nearby regions, which are of particular interest to Turkey...
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    I believe that our foreign policy, which serves as a basis for...

    Hello, "I believe that our foreign policy, which serves as a basis for preserving and improving our national interests, should be evaluated from a forward-looking point of view. Our foreign policy exerts efforts to find solutions to a variety of problems partly dating back to the beginning of...
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    We are in a period where significant developments...

    Hello, "We are in a period where significant developments closely related to our national interests are unfolding in Turkey’s foreign relations. Turkish foreign policy faces an uphill struggle on many fronts. For starters, political balances in the world have been completely changed since the...
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