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    At the age of twenty-five, Richard Smart,

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    At the age of twenty-five, Richard Smart, a biologist, found himself at a crossroads of his life: whether he should move to an institute in the US, where he would receive more funds for his research and earn higher wages than in Ireland, but risk feeling lonely and a stranger, or stay in his homeland, struggling with the funds and low wages, but be close to his family and friends.

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    Re: At the age of twenty-five, Richard Smart,

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    At the age of twenty-five, Richard Smart, a biologist, found himself at a crossroads of his life: whether he should move to an institute in the US, where he would receive more funds for his research and earn higher wages than in Ireland but risk feeling lonely and [word missing] a stranger, or stay in his homeland, struggling with the funds and low wages but be close to his family and friends.
    I've underlined where to make changes.

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    Re: At the age of twenty-five, Richard Smart,

    I believe the changes should be this:

    1. at a crossroads in his life
    2. like a stranger
    3. with the finances

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    Re: At the age of twenty-five, Richard Smart,

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    1. at a crossroads in his life
    2. like a stranger
    Correct.

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    3. with the finances
    Ah. I thought you were talking about funding for his research. Is that not the case?

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    Re: At the age of twenty-five, Richard Smart,

    teechar,

    You guessed right. I was talking about funding.
    Should I say "struggling with funding"?
    Last edited by Bassim; 24-Jan-2020 at 21:21.

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    Re: At the age of twenty-five, Richard Smart,

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    Should I say "struggling with funding"?
    Try "struggling to find/source funding for his research".

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