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Writing with style
Terms in this set (20)
the issue has given rise to diverging points of view
the controversy is over / about whether or not..
there are two main arguments in favor of / against
scientists advocate / support that
partisans / proponents / advocates of the policy claim
opponents / adversaries
the expert judges / views / considers / regards the proposal irrevelant since
the proposal would involve / entail / necessitate...
Mr X urged / encouraged / advised Y to
Such an attitude may give rise to trigger / lead to / promote / further / favor / foster / create / contribute to / open the door to
the journalist paints a rather bleak / somber / depressing / discouraging picture of..
X expects the outcome of the talks to be positive / beneficial to ...
for the sake of
pour le bien de
for safety's sake
par mesure de sécurité
the current tendency is to..
people tend to think in terms of..
we can compare the situation in germany with that in france, where...
the japanese approach to work is quite different from that in france, where...
there is hardly any difference between the situation in britain and that in france.
there is quite a contrast / a stark contrast between yesterday's notion of the family and today's.
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