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    #1

    The company may be obliged

    The company may be obliged to lay off staff, ......... .

    1. in that case the unions surely object to
    2. in which case the unions are sure to object
    3. which in that case the unions surely object to
    4. that is the case which the unions are sure to object

    What's wrong with 3 and 4?
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    #2

    Re: The company may be obliged

    1, 3 and 4 don't make sense.

    Without full stops they are all ungrammatical.

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