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Grammar Repair Shop: Keep it simple

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Turn business-speak into plain English by keeping your writing simple and to the point. Examples:

Instead of:                Use:

activate                     begin

advise                       tell

along the lines of       like

cancel out                cancel

demonstrate             show

discontinue               stop

enclosed herein        enclosed

for the purpose of     for

in order to                to

in the course of        during

in the event of          if

in the near future      soon

it has been brought to our attention    we have learned

this point in time       now

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