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    infrastructure or infrastructures?

    1. Brazil had spent billions of U.S. dollars on the soccer tournaments, but health, education and transportation infrastructures were neglected.

    2. Brazil had spent billions of U.S. dollars on the soccer tournaments, but health, education and transportation infrastructure was neglected.

    3. Brazil had spent billions of U.S. dollars on the soccer tournaments, but health infrastructure, education infrastructure and transportation infrastructure were neglected.

    Which sentence is correct? Thank you very much.

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    Re: infrastructure or infrastructures?

    I would go with the first option.

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    #3

    Re: infrastructure or infrastructures?

    Do you consider that health and education have infrastructure?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: infrastructure or infrastructures?

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Do you consider that health and education have infrastructure?
    I do.

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    Re: infrastructure or infrastructures?

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Do you consider that health and education have infrastructure?
    Thank you for your question.

    I used google search and found that there is public health infrastructure both in Canada and India, and there is educational infrastructure in Mexico. So if I rephrase the terms in sentence #1, then is it correct? Thank you again.

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    Re: infrastructure or infrastructures?

    Quote Originally Posted by maoyueh View Post
    Thank you for your question.

    I used google search and found that there is public health infrastructure both in Canada and India, and there is educational infrastructure in Mexico. So if I rephrase the terms in sentence #1, then is it correct? Thank you again.
    I find it correct as written.

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