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    yi-ing is offline Senior Member
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    University/college graduates should have jobs (that are) related to their majors/fiel

    Hello.

    May someone check these for mistakes?

    The likelihood of finding a
    job (which is closely) related to a graduate's degree is more likely in bigger cities like New York, Boston and Chicago.

    University or college graduates should have jobs (that are) related to their majors/field .

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    Re: University/college graduates should have jobs (that are) related to their majors/

    You could change likely to greater in the first to avoid the likelihood...likely problem.

    Some degrees don't lead to an obvious job.

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    Re: University/college graduates should have jobs (that are) related to their majors/

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    You could change likely to greater in the first to avoid the likelihood...likely problem.
    Thanks. What a point!
    Can I substitute 'closely related' for 'closely relevant'?
    University or college graduates should have jobs (that are) related to their majors/field .
    In the sentence above, why do we use plural form of major 'majors' but singular form of 'field'?

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    Re: University/college graduates should have jobs (that are) related to their majors/

    Quote Originally Posted by yi-ing View Post
    In the sentence above, why do we use plural form of major 'majors' but singular form of 'field'?
    There is no particular reason. I consider "major/s" or "field/s" all acceptable.

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