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    Please help

    "Also it will aid to progress in science and technology"-is it better to say "Also it will lead to the progress in science and technology" or some other variant? Help me please and thank you in advance.

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    Re: Please help

    Quote Originally Posted by Ladylevchenko View Post
    "Also it will aid to progress in science and technology"-is it better to say "Also it will lead to the progress in science and technology" or some other variant? Help me please and thank you in advance.
    Yes, "lead" is better.

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    #3

    Re: Please help

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    Delete the article "the".
    Also, it will lead to progress in science and technology.

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    Re: Please help

    Quote Originally Posted by JMurray View Post
    not a teacher

    Delete the article "the".
    Also, it will lead to progress in science and technology.
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    I could go either way with "the".

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    #5

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    not a teacher

    I could go either way with "the".

    I take your point Mike. It seems unlikely to me for the sentence as it stands, but not impossible if such progress has previously been mentioned.

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    #6

    Re: Please help

    I don't like "... it will aid to progress" at all.

    It will aid progress ...
    It will lead to progress ...

    They don't mean the same thing, though.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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