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    In modern times of science and technology ...

    Please check the following sentence:

    In modern times of science and technology, one has to be competent and consistent in his efforts to get success.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 08-Mar-2017 at 12:44.

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    Re: In modern times of science and technology ...

    Quote Originally Posted by Ali Kazi View Post
    Please check the following sentence:

    In modern times of science and technology, one has to be competent and consistent to be successful.
    You might not be saying exactly what you mean. Haven't there always been forms of technology? Haven't compentence and consistency always helped people become successful? And aren't there successful people who are not competent or consistent?

    Don't use him when the sentence can be referring to either sex.
    Last edited by Charlie Bernstein; 08-Mar-2017 at 14:03.
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    Re: In modern times of science and technology ...

    ... or '... one has to be competent and consistent in one's efforts.'

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