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peter123

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Hi there,

Which one is better?

The government suggested that all jailmen should do four months compulsory paid community service immedately after they entered the jail..

The government suggested that all jailmen should do compulsory paid community service for four months immediately after they entered the jail.

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pete
 

oregeezer

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How about:
The government suggested that new prisoners should do four months community
service upon entering jail.

"Jailmen" might mean jail WARDENS.
 

Wuisi

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And what about: four months' community service or a four-month community service?
 
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