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    In contrast to the previous government

    Would you please correct my mistakes in my sentences?

    1.In contrast to the previous government, the new one has raised taxes.

    Or do I need to repeat the word "government" in the second part like this.

    2. In contrast to the previous government, the new government has raised taxes.

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    Re: In contrast to the previous government

    Both sentences are fine. It is clear what is meant by "one" in the first one, but there is of course nothing wrong with repeating "government" as you did in the second one.

    The clear implication is that the previous government lowered taxes. That is something I would hope would be made more explicit at some point if this were a real life scenario.

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