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    If there are two cities in different countries concluding a treaty which is aimed to advance cultural, economic, educational communication and corporation each other, how to express this idea? Is the following sentence acceptable? Does it have a more natural way of expression?

    Our city is twinned with Seoul.

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    Re: sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by contiluo View Post
    If there are two cities in different countries concluding a treaty which is aimed to advance cultural, economic, educational communication and corporation each other, how to express this idea? Is the following sentence acceptable? Does it have a more natural way of expression?

    Our city is twinned with Seoul.
    Our city is twinned with Seoul. This is fine, "twinning" is what we call it in BrE. I don't know about other dialects.

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    Re: sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by contiluo View Post
    If there are two cities in different countries concluding a treaty which is aimed to advance cultural, economic, educational communication and coroporation each other, how to express this idea? Is the following sentence acceptable? Does it have a more natural way of expression?

    Our city is twinned with Seoul.
    This sentence is fine. However, they would normally sign a twinning agreement or some similar expression rather than conclude a treaty. Treaties are normally formal agreements between two countries.

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    Re: sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by contiluo View Post
    If there are two cities in different countries concluding a treaty which is aimed to advance cultural, economic, educational communication and corporation each other, how to express this idea? Is the following sentence acceptable? Does it have a more natural way of expression?

    Our city is twinned with Seoul.
    Hi contiluo,
    You have a lot of threads all called "sentences". It would be better if you called them something descriptive, say "twinned" for this one. That way, students and teachers can search for threads if they want to refer back to something.

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    Re: sentences

    Thanks for your advice. I will improve on the use of thread with something more descriptive.

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