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    food and clothing etc. as basic necessities / basic necessities such as food and clot

    Are the sentences below correct and natural? Thank you.

    1. Children depend on their parents for food and clothing etc. as basic necessities.
    2. Children depend on their parents for basic necessities such as food and clothing.

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    Re: food and clothing etc. as basic necessities / basic necessities such as food and

    Quote Originally Posted by maoyueh View Post
    Are the sentences below correct and natural? Thank you.

    1. Children depend on their parents for food and clothing etc. as basic necessities.
    2. Children depend on their parents for basic necessities such as food and clothing.
    I prefer #2.

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