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    Post Collocation - lead smth to fire

    Dear teachers

    Does this sentence read well?

    High volatile matter and low fixed carbon contents lead the coal to fire fast.

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    Re: Collocation - lead smth to fire

    As technical or scientific English it reads fine. If you were writing for non-technical readers, it would be better to be a little more wordy e.g. "A high proportion of volatile matter and low fixed carbon content lead the coal to ignite quickly."

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