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    Sentences correction

    Hello there, teachers.

    Would you mind pointing out the errors in my sentences and fixing them. I'd appreciate it.

    Due to a potential economic collapse that could ensue from the pandemic, the government has devised a scheme in order to shore up the health sector by providing a substantial endowment to medical centers. The plan will set in motion once the outbreak has been entirely eradicated.

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    Re: Sentences correction

    Quote Originally Posted by Twist View Post
    Hello there, teachers.

    Would you mind pointing out the errors in my sentences and fixing them. I'd appreciate it.

    Due to a the potential economic collapse that could ensue result from the pandemic, the government has devised a scheme in order to shore up the health sector by providing a substantial endowment to medical centers. The plan will be set in motion once the outbreak has been entirely eradicated.
    Welcome to the forum.

    Please see my suggested changes above. You don't really need "potential" and "could" - they have the same effect on the sentence. I'd remove "potential".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Sentences correction

    Thanks, teacher. Why does ensue not work in my first sentence?

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    Re: Sentences correction

    Quote Originally Posted by Twist View Post
    Thanks. teacher. Why does "ensue" not work in my first sentence?
    Apologies. I meant to explain why I had changed that. Technically, "ensue from" is OK. However, in BrE at least, it's usually used intransitively. I would change the word order in order to use it.

    Due to the pandemic, and the economic collapse that could ensue, the government has devised a scheme ...
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    Re: Sentences correction

    Quote Originally Posted by Twist View Post
    Thanks, teacher. Why does "ensue" not work in my first sentence?
    I'll let Ems answer that.

    (Cross posted.)
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    #6

    Re: Sentences correction

    Thx a ton.

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    Re: Sentences correction

    Quote Originally Posted by Twist View Post
    Thx Thanks a ton.
    Please don't use non-standard abbreviations such as "thx" on the forum. Use complete words. Also, there is no need to write a new post to thank anyone. Simply click on the "Thank" button in the bottom left-hand corner of any post you find helpful. It saves time for everyone. (Don't worry if you can't see the "Thank" and "Like" buttons yet - they should appear after you have made ten public posts.)
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