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    #1

    A quarrel has broken out

    I am wondering if my sentence sounds natural.

    A quarrel has broken out about the immigration between left-leaning and right-leaning news papers.

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    #2

    Re: A quarrel has broken out

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    I am wondering if my sentence sounds natural.

    A quarrel ​about immigration has broken out about the immigration between left-leaning and right-leaning newspapers.
    See above. No article is necessary before "immigration"; "newspapers" is one word.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: A quarrel has broken out

    I'd be more inclined to use row or war of words than quarrel when talking about what rival newspapers get involved in. That's simply a personal opinion.

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    #4

    Re: A quarrel has broken out

    (not a teacher)
    I'd replace "left-leaning" and "right-leaning" with "liberal" and "conservative".

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