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    all the roads to outside are blocked

    The whole area is flooded and all the roads to outside are blocked.
    -Is “all the roads to outside” used correctly here? If not, how to revise it?

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    Re: all the roads to outside are blocked

    Quote Originally Posted by z7655431 View Post
    The whole area is flooded and all the roads to outside are blocked.

    (No dash required here) Is “all the roads to outside” used correctly here? If not, how to ​should I revise it?
    I'd use something like "... all the roads out are impassable" or "... all the roads leading out of town are impassable". In BrE, at least, we don't usually say that a flooded road is "blocked". It's just "flooded" or "impassable".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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