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  1. Offroad's Avatar
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    Post It is/was expect that + would

    Dear teachers,

    Do any of these sentences read well?

    It is expected that the new method will result in death of weak patients.
    It was expected that the new method would result in ...
    It was expected that the new method resulted in ...

    Thank you

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    Re: It is/was expect that + would

    They read especially bad for weak patients...
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Re: It is/was expect that + would

    Quote Originally Posted by Offroad View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Do any of these sentences read well?

    It is expected that the new method will result in the death of weak patients.
    It was expected that the new method would result in ...
    It was expected that the new method resulted in ...

    Thank you
    The third one doesn't work.

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