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    gaining a work

    Students who study at a commercial high school can gain an opportunity to develop a sense of independence and I wasn't very academic. Furthermore, many students today use a commercial high school for the purpose of (gaining a work) (or getting a job) (more easily).

    Does it make sense to say "gain a work" like "get a job"? Also, does it make sense to say "use a commercial high school"?


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    Re: gaining a work

    No, we don't say "gaining a work". It's "getting/obtaining/securing a job/position". I'd probably say "attend" with "high school".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: gaining a work

    Furthermore, many students today attend(take advantage of) a vocational high school for the purpose of getting a job more easily.
    "attend" also works, but the original writer tried to say something like "take advantage of". Does it also make sense?
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    Re: gaining a work

    "Taking advantage of " is not natural.
    Many students take up vocational courses/obtain vocational certificates/acquire a skill in vocational schools for the purpose of getting a job more easily.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: gaining a work

    I think it's out of their selfish intention.

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    Re: gaining a work

    Vocational schools are meant to improve one's chances of getting a job. There is nothing selfish about attending one.
    I am not a teacher.

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