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    economic relations such as market competition

    Due to the fack that there are normal economic relations such as market competition, companies look for ways to increase their productivity in order to be able to meet competition in the market.

    I think it doesnt sound very natural but I have no idea how to paraphrase this sentence in a better way.
    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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    Re: economic relations such as market competition

    I'll go through this step by step.

    You can usually replace the fact that with nothing.

    The same goes for in order to be able.

    Look for uses two words where seek says the same thing with one.

    Competition in the market may be a long way to say competition or competitors.

    Many style guides discourage due to, and I think your sentence can be improved by leaving it out.

    Do these tips help?
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: economic relations such as market competition

    In addition to these comments, which I agree with, "market competition" is not a type of "economic relations" -- in fact, I have no idea what "economic relations" is supposed to mean.

    And you beat competition, not meet it.

    But really - this says "market competition forces companies to beat the competition in the market." It makes no sense.

    The whole thing: Companies are looking for ways to improve productivity so they can do better than their competitors.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: economic relations such as market competition

    Do you mean I can write simply "Due to there are ...."?

    Yes, I see now that "economic relations" is just an awkward literal translation from Russian. As far as I understand it "economic relations" means "relation between two or more countries in the economic area/field/sphere or whatever. Am I right?
    Last edited by Boris Tatarenko; 01-Mar-2016 at 09:40.
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    Re: economic relations such as market competition

    Quote Originally Posted by Boris Tatarenko View Post
    Do you mean I can write simply "Due to there are ...."?
    No. You can write because there are, but you can't replace because with due to.
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