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    Smile a foul smell

    Please check out the following sentences.

    (1) Consequently, the conduit was clogged, and that caused a foul smell to make you sick.
    (2) It was a gross to see the filthy and mess in teachers' washroom.

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    Re: a foul smell

    Quote Originally Posted by Ashiuhto View Post
    Please check out the following sentences.

    (1) Consequently, the conduit was clogged, and that caused a smell foul enough to make you sick.
    (2) It was gross to see the filth and mess in the teachers' washroom.
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    Re: a foul smell

    And 'conduit' is a rather formal word, usually applying to pipes or housings that contain wires or cables - apart from the metaphorical use (=a means or route for communications). Use 'drain? 'Pipe' (if cylindrical)? Gutter (if open)?

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    #4

    Re: a foul smell

    Also, here foul smell is literal not idiomatic.

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    #5

    Re: a foul smell

    'To make you sick' is not necessary.

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    #6

    Re: a foul smell

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    'To make you sick' is not necessary.
    I expect that's the reason Rover added the word 'enough'. The OP presumably wanted to emphasize how nauseating the smell was.

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