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    A local council has been criticised

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    A local council has been criticised for paying a large amount of money for an artwork consisting of ten metal pipes welded up into a star. Welder Tom Fox told the journalist that if he had known that the council was prepared to pay so much money for ten pipes welded together, he would have offered to do the same job for free during his spare time.
    Last edited by Bassim; 24-Jun-2019 at 16:41.

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    #2

    Re: A local council has been criticised

    Okay.

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    #3

    Re: A local council has been criticised

    Tom Fox is overly generous. If it were me I might have said I'd have done it for half the money.
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    #4

    Re: A local council has been criticised

    Does the writer not know which council paid the money?
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: A local council has been criticised

    I don't see a problem with "A local council". It could be, e.g., the start of some newspaper article. I read it as "Some local council".

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