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    Be a subject of a discussion/pose a discussion

    'Introduction of legislation allowing same-sex marriage is a subject of a fierce discussion' - is it ok? Or should I say 'poses a discussion'?

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    Re: Be a subject of a discussion/pose a discussion

    No, the original is better. It doesn't 'pose' a discussion.
    I would write "is subject to fierce discussion", or ''is a subject of fierce discussion".
    No 'a' - there are a lot of discussions, so you can use the uncountable 'discussion'. A subject of debate, of disagreement, etc.

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    Re: Be a subject of a discussion/pose a discussion

    I would use "... is the ​subject of fierce discussion". (No article before "fierce".)
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Be a subject of a discussion/pose a discussion

    You can say that something poses a problem, but not a discussion.

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