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    Hello!!

    Are these sentences correct, please?:

    - The planet's pollution is a really serious problem.

    -The government's policy isn't adapted.

    - knights job /a knight's job consists in saving princesses.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello!!

    Are these sentences correct, please?:

    - The planet's pollution is a really serious problem.

    -The government's policy isn't adapted. (but you probably mean adOpted; though you could have, say, 'The government's policy isn't adapted to suit the current economic climate.'

    - knights job /a knight's job consists in saving princesses.


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    The distinction between // and /ɒ/ can be important!

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    Thank you!

    Could we say "'The government's policy isn't adapted to the current economic climate.'?

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    Yes - that's better than mine! If something's adapted to a climate, it has grown to suit that climate. There's no need to use 'adapted' and 'suit.

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