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    blizzy is offline Member
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    strenuous efforts were made

    Can I say this?
    Throughout the war strenuous efforts were made to disguise/conceal/hide the real scale of civilian casualties.

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    Rover_KE is offline Moderator
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    Re: strenuous efforts were made

    Yes.

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    Re: strenuous efforts were made

    I would put a comma after "war" in that sentence.

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