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    #1

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    1. Experiments on animals should be stopped.
    2. Experiments should be stopped on animals.

    As native speaker which version do you prefer?

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    #2

    Re: Native speakers

    It depends on context, but I tend to prefer number 1.

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    #3

    Re: Native speakers

    can you give me the contexts in which I should use version 1 or 2?

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    Re: Native speakers

    Quote Originally Posted by tranlam1609 View Post
    Can you give me the contexts in which I should use version 1 or 2?
    Start every sentence with a capital letter.

    The idea of the forum is that you provide the context in which you want to use the sentences.

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    Please note that a better title would have been Experiments on animals should be stopped.

    Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 17-Oct-2014 at 08:43.

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    #5

    Re: Native speakers

    I would always use #1.

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    #6

    Re: Native speakers

    I think #2 should be used if 'animals' is followed by a long relative clause.

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    #7

    Re: Native speakers

    I would prefer number 1.

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    Re: Native speakers

    Welcome to UsingEnglish.com, Emilyi!

    Please note that you have to state 'Not a teacher' in your answers unless you are a teacher; it is a forum rule here.

    I am not a teacher.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 17-Oct-2014 at 17:41.

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    #9

    Re: Native speakers

    It depends, but I would say version number 2.

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    #10

    Re: Native speakers

    The first is the natural one for me.

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