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    Usage of the word Exhibit

    Hi ,

    I want to know whether the usage of the word Exhibit in the below sentence is correct.

    The author exhibits the benefit of teamwork in the above passage.

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    Re: Usage of the word Exhibit

    Exhibit | Define Exhibit at Dictionary.com

    Definition 2 is "to manifest or display"

    I'm not sure if "benefit" is the best word, but "exhibit" is used correctly.

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    Re: Usage of the word Exhibit

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post

    Definition 2 is "to manifest or display"

    I'm not sure if "benefit" is the best word, but "exhibit" is used correctly.
    thanks for your reply dave :)

    what better word do you suggest instead of "benefit" ?

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    Re: Usage of the word Exhibit

    Benefits.

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    Re: Usage of the word Exhibit

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Benefits.
    But what if there's only one benefit?

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    Re: Usage of the word Exhibit

    The actual text goes like this....
    People work more productively in teams than individually. Team work requires cooperation, which motivates people much more than individual competition does"

    So with reference to this we can see that the author talks about the following benefits :-
    1) increase in production
    2.) more motivation thus better work.

    so we can say that for the aforementioned passage "benefits" would be a better option. If the author had talked about only one of the benefits we can use "benefit".

    Please correct me if i am wrong .

    Thanks .

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    Re: Usage of the word Exhibit

    Quote Originally Posted by Raaghav View Post
    The actual text goes like this....
    People work more productively in teams than individually. Team work requires cooperation, which motivates people much more than individual competition does"

    So with reference to this we can see that the author talks about the following benefits :-
    1) increase in production
    2.) more motivation thus better work.

    so we can say that for the aforementioned passage "benefits" would be a better option. If the author had talked about only one of the benefits we can use "benefit".

    Please correct me if i am wrong .

    Thanks .
    That's correct, though I think it is rare to speak of a single benefit from something like "teamwork."

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