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    It happens so

    Hi,

    Is "It happens so in such sorts/types/kinds of work" correct?

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    Re: It happens so

    No. It's not clear what you're trying to say.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: It happens so

    If one does something bad, he's punished. So I want to make this sentence:

    'It happens so in these types of work'.

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    Re: It happens so

    No, that's not good at all. It's still not clear what you want to say.

    Maybe you mean

    This is what happens when you...

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    #5

    Re: It happens so

    Or maybe "Things like this/that happen in this line of work".

    What is the "bad thing" and what types of work are you talking about?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: It happens so

    Theft (other bad activities) = work

    I know I am wrong and theft, robbery cannot be called "work". What should be correct sentence?

    Things like this happen in this line of work.

    If you do something bad (stealing, robbing, abusing etc.), you may be punished.

    This (punishment) happens in these types of work (stealing, robbing, abusing etc.).

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    Re: It happens so

    Use the suggestion in post #5

    "Things like this happen in this line of work."

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    #8

    Re: It happens so

    The line of work of someone who makes his living from stealing is indeed theft. The phrase sounds a little light-hearted or ironic in this context, but it's possible.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: It happens so

    Is "This is what happens when you do this" correct?

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    Re: It happens so

    The second part needs to be specific.
    This is what happens when you talk to strangers.
    This is what happens when you buy cheap clothes.
    This is what happens when you don't get enough sleep.

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