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    Is this sentence correct?

    I am wondering if this sentence is correct? Could I use the verb "attain" in this sentence or should another one be more appropriate?

    "Why bother with praying to God and expecting paradise in the remote future when another paradise was already here and could be attained by a simple money transaction?"

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    Re: Is this sentence correct?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    I am wondering if this sentence is correct? Could I use the verb "attain" in this sentence or should another one be more appropriate?

    "Why bother with praying to God and expecting paradise in the remote future when another paradise was already here and could be attained by a simple money transaction?"
    I wonder whether this sentence is correct or not.
    Should I use the verb attain in this sentence or another one would be more appropriate?

    Why to bother with praying to God and expecting paradise in the remote future if another paradise is already here and could be get by a simple money transaction?

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    Re: Is this sentence correct?

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    Thank you for your reply, but I think your answer is not completely correct. I would like to avoid the verb "get." "Get" is more informal, while this sentence is formal and "get" does not fit in it.

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    Re: Is this sentence correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    I am wondering if this sentence is correct? Could I use the verb "attain" in this sentence or should another one be more appropriate?

    "Why bother with praying to God and expecting paradise in the remote future when another paradise was already here and could be attained by a simple money transaction?"

    You're usage of the word 'attain' is fine, but you've used the word 'money' incorrectly. The correct adjective is 'monetary'.

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    Re: Is this sentence correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    e2e4
    Thank you for your reply, but I think your answer is not completely correct. I would like to avoid the verb "get." "Get" is more informal, while this sentence is formal and "get" does not fit in it.
    And it would be got as it's a past participle. How about reached?

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