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    Which sentence sounds better?

    Which one of the following sentences sounds better?

    Participantsí constructive exchanges of views made the Conference a place of fruitful discussions.

    Participantsí constructive discussion made the Conference very fruitful.

    Thank you in advance for your advice.


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    Re: Which sentence sounds better?

    Quote Originally Posted by Snappy View Post
    Which one of the following sentences sounds better?

    Participantsí constructive exchanges of views made the Conference a place of fruitful discussions.

    Participantsí constructive discussion made the Conference very fruitful.

    Thank you in advance for your advice.
    HI snappy

    Though I am not a teacher, I feel the second one sounds better.

    It is very simple and conveys the same meaning.


    regards!

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    Exclamation Re: Which sentence sounds better?

    Quote Originally Posted by Snappy View Post
    Which one of the following sentences sounds better?

    Participantsí constructive exchanges of views made the Conference a place of fruitful discussions.

    Participantsí constructive discussions made the Conference very fruitful.

    Thank you in advance for your advice.
    The second is better but use plural form of 'discussion'.

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