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    How can we complete the second sentence.

    How can we complete the second sentence.

    - If you want to work in some countries, you need to have a visa.
    - You can't work in some countries ...................... you have a visa.

    My answers: unless / provided,providing that. (Are there the other possible answers?)

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    Re: How can we complete the second sentence.

    I am not a teacher.

    "Unless" is good.

    The others don't work with the sentence as it stands.
    They would be OK if you changed "can't" to "can" or "can only...if"

    I wouldn't use "that" after "providing" but it is optional after "provided".

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    Re: How can we complete the second sentence.

    What about "until"?

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    Re: How can we complete the second sentence.

    I am not a teacher.

    "Until" works grammatically but it isn't very logical because you can't even get into the country without the visa.

    "Until" gives the impression (without actually saying so) of being in the country waiting for the visa. That is why "unless" is the far better word.

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    Re: How can we complete the second sentence.

    Kharkhun, a better title would have been You need to have a visa.

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    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

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