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  1. Boris Tatarenko's Avatar
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    #1

    which deter people from buying there

    There are also disadvantages of e-commerce, which deter people from buying there.

    Does the sentence abouve sound natural? What would you say?
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

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    #2

    Re: which deter people from buying there

    The sentence is fine, apart from the last bit: you can't really say "there" in reference to e-commerce, since e-commerce isn't a single place. A better way of saying it would be "...which deter people [or customers?] from using it."

    A quick note, "above" does not have that second U; don't worry, it was probably a typo.

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    #3

    Re: which deter people from buying there

    Or: ...from buying online.

    Or: ...from online shopping.
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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    #4

    Re: which deter people from buying there

    You could end the sentence with "using it" instead.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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