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    #1

    plastic bag

    Hi there,
    please proofread the following sentence:


    People are not willing to bring their own bags for shopping because this will bring them a lot of inconvenience.

    pete

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    #2

    Re: plastic bag

    I would say 'cause them a lot of inconvenience'.

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    #3

    Re: plastic bag

    Hi there,

    How about 'cause a lot of inconvenience to them' or 'make a lot of inconvenience to them'?

    thanks
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    #4

    Re: plastic bag

    'cause a lot of inconvenience to them' - OK, but I prefer the other word order.

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    #5

    Re: plastic bag

    More likely:
    People are not willing to bring their own bags for shopping because it would be inconvenient.
    (Don't say "make inconvenient" as that combination isn't used.)

    ~R

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