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    how to express this

    Suppose I want to describe "tea culture is an very important part in local society", how could I write an authentic sentence?

    Could I write "Tea culture plays an important part in local society"?

    Any good suggestions?


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    #2

    Re: how to express this

    Do you meaning the growing, the tasting or the formal drinking of tea?

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    Re: how to express this

    Sorry for not getting myself clear.

    I want to make a sentence to express the meaning of "something is an important part in local society" in general. What will a native say to describe something, which is an important industry in local society?

    Thanks!

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    Re: how to express this

    Quote Originally Posted by jasonlulu_2000 View Post
    Sorry for not getting myself clear.

    I want to make a sentence to express the meaning of "something is an important part in local society" in general. What will a native say to describe something, which is an important industry in local society?

    Thanks!
    Which one do you mean - that something is an important part of local society, or it's an important industry in local society? They are different.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: how to express this

    it's an important industry in local society

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    Re: how to express this

    hey,
    mind that In English, 'an' is used with singular nouns starting with vowels....the letter 'v' in 'very' is consonant....
    so 'a' is used here instead...!!

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    Re: how to express this

    I think it could be as follows ' Tea drinking custom may/can be an important part of a domestic community'
    or 'Tea drinking custom may/can play an important role in a domestic/local community'
    or 'Tea drinking may/can be an important part of the history of a certain community'
    your choice depends on what you're trying to say.... hope this helps !!

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    Re: how to express this

    Quote Originally Posted by jasonlulu_2000 View Post
    it's an important industry in local society
    How about:

    Tea production plays a very important role in local society.


    (What do you mean by local society?)

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    Re: how to express this

    Quote Originally Posted by Englishholic View Post
    hey,
    Bear in mind that in English, 'an' is used with singular nouns starting with vowels. The letter 'v' in 'very' is a consonant, so 'a' is used here instead.
    Please read this extract from the forum guidelines, Englishholic:

    You are welcome to answer questions posted in the Ask a Teacher forum as long as your suggestions, help, and advice reflect a good understanding of the English language. If you are not a teacher, you will need to state that clearly at the top of your post.


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