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    practical shape/form

    Hi teachers,

    "Thousands of residential schemes were implemented..." is better but I'd like to ask if "Thousands of
    of residential schemes were given a practical shape/form" can be used and which one is better: "shape" or "form"?

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    Re: practical shape/form

    I don't find it a good substitute.

    ...were put into place.
    Last edited by 5jj; 11-Aug-2013 at 12:41.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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