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    'lack of' or 'lacking'

    Is correct to use 'lacking' in the sentence below or it would be better to use 'lack of'?

    The area was still challenged by poor parking facilities, a rough reputation and lacking pedestrian traffic.


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    Re: 'lack of' or 'lacking'

    Quote Originally Posted by Tvita View Post
    Is correct to use 'lacking' in the sentence below or it would be better to use 'lack of'?

    The area was still challenged by poor parking facilities, a rough reputation and lacking pedestrian traffic.
    Use "a lack of" in this sentence.

    The area was still challenged by poor parking facilities, a rough reputation and a lack of pedestrian traffic.

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