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    #1

    the convenience of online delivery

    Technical advance has brought about many changes in industries. We go to stores to buy goods, but surely buy much more goods online. I think the convenience of online delivery will change shopping culture.

    Are the underlined correct?

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    #2

    Re: the convenience of online delivery

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    Technical advances has have brought about many changes in industries industry. We go to stores to buy goods, but surely we certainly buy much many more goods online. I think the convenience of online delivery will change shopping culture
    See above. The part I have left underlined is OK.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: the convenience of online delivery

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    See above. The part I have left underlined is OK.
    Why is "industry" singular? If the advances have affected many industries, wouldn't it be plural?

    ... many changes in industries industry.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 21-Jan-2020 at 16:45.

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    #4

    Re: the convenience of online delivery

    We're not talking about any particular industry but industry in general.
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    #5

    Re: the convenience of online delivery

    Last sentence:

    I think the convenience of online shopping would change/transform the way people shop for consumer goods.
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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    Re: the convenience of online delivery

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
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    I think the convenience of online shopping would change/transform the way people shop for consumer goods.
    I wouldn't use "would" there. The writer (OP) is stating an opinion about what will happen in the future.
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    #7

    Re: the convenience of online delivery

    "Would" implies a likelihood of something happening whereas "will" implies a certainty. It depends on how sure the writer is. On the other hand, it is also true that rhe word "opinion" takes care of that.
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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