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    pensions for married couples

    The Chinese translation of COLLINS COBUILD ENGLISH USAGE translates the sentence 'This would raise pensions for married couples considerably' to mean the same thing as 'For married couples, this would raise pensions considerably'. But I should think 'pensions for married couples' is a phrase that is uncleavable in this context. Am I right?

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    Re: pensions for married couples

    No. Both versions mean the same.

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