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    Wake up the nation + alternatives

    Hi teachers,

    The following is a sentence which is often used by my country politicians.

    Is "Wake up the nation" correct? Can I use an exclamation mark to put stress at the end?

    Here are some other words I've searched. Are they close to the meaning?

    Is "Liven up the nation" correct and mean the same as the original sentence is?
    Is "Create awareness in the nation" correct and mean the same as the original sentence is?

    Thanks.
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    Re: Wake up the nation + alternatives

    I have no objection to "Wake up the nation" or the other phrases you mention. (What is meant by the person using them is another question.)


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    #3

    Re: Wake up the nation + alternatives

    Quote Originally Posted by Naeem Afzal View Post
    Hi teachers,

    The following is a sentence which is often used by my country's politicians.
    Where is the sentence?



    --lotus

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    #4

    Re: Wake up the nation + alternatives

    Quote Originally Posted by lotus888 View Post
    Where is the sentence?



    --lotus
    It's "Wake up a nation", lotus.


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    #5

    Re: Wake up the nation + alternatives

    Ah, it's in the title. There's no subject, but that's OK.

    arouse the nation
    stir up the nation
    excite the nation



    --lotus

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    #6

    Re: Wake up the nation + alternatives

    There is a subject. It is not explicitly stated, but it is implied. (You.)


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    #7

    Re: Wake up the nation + alternatives

    It's in the subject, but it's definitely not the "following sentence".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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