wordiness exercise

wordiness exercise - NEVER-USE-TWO-WORDS-WHEN-ONE-WILL-DO...

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NEVER-USE-TWO-WORDS-WHEN-ONE-WILL-DO Exercise Directions: Revise these sentences to state their meaning in fewer words. Avoid needless repetition, and wordy phrases and clauses. The first sentence has been done as an example. 1. There are many farmers in the area who are planning to attend the meeting which is scheduled for next Friday. 1. Many area farmers plan to attend next Friday's meeting. 2. He dropped out of school on account of the fact that it was necessary for him to help support his family. 3. It is expected that the new schedule will be announced by the bus company within the next few days. 4. There are many ways in which a student who is interested in meeting foreign students may come to know one. 5. It is very unusual to find someone who has never told a deliberate lie on purpose. 6. Trouble is caused when people disobey rules that have been established for the safety of all. 7. The subjects that are considered most important by students are those that have been shown to be useful to them after graduation. 8. In the not too distant future, freshmen must all become aware of the fact that there is a need for them to make contact with an academic advisor concerning the matter of a major. 9. In our company there are wide-open opportunities for professional growth with a company that
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