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    Parents reared their children

    These two sentences are from my short story. I am wondering if they sound natural. Would you please correct my mistakes?

    Parent reared their children to be good farmers, workers, teachers, engineers and other professionals, but warmongering politicians did not have any use of their education and professions. They whipped them up into hate and murder.

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    Re: Parents reared their children

    Parent raised their children to be good farmers, workers, teachers, engineers and other professionals, but warmongering politicians did not have any use for their education and professions. They whipped them up to hatred and murder.


    The'and other professionals' sounds unnatural after 'farmers, workers, teachers, engineers', and perhaps 'workers' should be 'workers in industry'.

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