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    Is there any logical and grammatical advice^^?

    Equity is essential in procurement tasks.
    To achieve it, compliance to designated procedures of tendering is a must.
    However, since tendering tasks are handled by mankind, conflict of interest is still possible to appear.
    Therefore, monitoring always play an important role for prevention.

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    #2

    Re: Is there any logical and grammatical advice^^?

    How did you come up with those sentences? What do you want to have done with them? (You might want to simplify them so they will be easier to figure out.)


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    #3

    Re: Is there any logical and grammatical advice^^?

    "^^?" is no way to end a sentence.

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    Re: Is there any logical and grammatical advice^^?

    Welcome to the forum, Perseus.

    I agree with Tarheel and SoothingDave.

    If you did not write these sentences, tell us where you found them and who wrote them.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 25-Aug-2014 at 13:21. Reason: minor typo

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    #5

    Re: Is there any logical and grammatical advice^^?

    Quote Originally Posted by Perseus Wong View Post
    This should all be a single paragraph:

    Equity is essential in procurement tasks. To achieve it, compliance to designated procedures of tendering is a must. However, since tendering tasks are handled by humans, conflicts of interest can still happen. Therefore, monitoring always plays an important role in preventing [...something. What? Conflicts? Them? Finish the sentence.].
    I agree with all the comments above.

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    #6

    Re: Is there any logical and grammatical advice^^?

    As the sentence does not mention what to prevent, may I simply write 'plays an important preventive role'?

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    Re: Is there any logical and grammatical advice^^?

    Yes. Note that although "preventive" is a perfectly acceptable word, the alternative "preventative" seems to be much more common these days.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #8

    Re: Is there any logical and grammatical advice^^?

    Not a teacher

    compliance to with designated procedures or compliance with designated procedure?
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 26-Aug-2014 at 18:10. Reason: Adding 'Not a teacher'.

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    Re: Is there any logical and grammatical advice^^?

    The Longman Dictionary says 'with', see http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/compliance

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    Re: Is there any logical and grammatical advice^^?

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post

    Shoould it be compliance to with designated procedures or compliance with designated procedure?
    Ted, please read this extract from the forum rules:

    You are welcome to answer questions posted in the Ask a Teacher forum as long as your suggestions, help, and advice reflect a good understanding of the English language. If you are not a teacher, you will need to state that clearly in your post.

    It became clear (to native speakers and seasoned forum users) only at the end of your post that you were not answering the question, but posing a supplementary one.

    However, the OP thought he was 'asking a teacher' and would have been puzzled by your post.

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