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    To arouse a look

    Hi,

    I am currently writing an English text and I still have doubts concerning an expression I used. The sentence is the following:

    International crises such as the Ukraine conflict continue to arouse worldwide an uncertain look into the economic future.

    My question is if I can say "arouse a look." I also thought about "continue to spread uncertainity with regard to the economic future."

    I would really appreciate your help since I want to write a really good text which doesn't sound like a translation.

    Thank you so much in advance!!

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    Re: To arouse a look

    Quote Originally Posted by lacannelle View Post
    My question is if I can say "arouse a look."
    No, that does not sound natural in English.
    Have a look at this useful tool for checking collocations.
    http://miscollocation-richtrf.rhcloud.com/

    Quote Originally Posted by lacannelle View Post
    I also thought about "continue to spread uncertainty with regard to the economic future of many countries."
    That can work.

    Quote Originally Posted by lacannelle View Post
    Thank you so much in advance!!
    You're welcome!

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    Re: To arouse a look

    Thank you for your reply. I already had this gutt feeling that "arouse a look" doesn't work but wanted to be sure.

    I've now written: International crises such as the Ukraine conflict continue to spread uncertainty worldwide about the economic future.

    I hope that works :)

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    Re: To arouse a look

    It's a gut feeling (not gutt).
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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