Submitted by Josh Wickre Reducing Word Length to Achieve ...

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Submitted by Josh Wickre

Reducing Word Length to Achieve Conciseness

1.

Advise


Tell

2.

Anticipate


Expect

3.

Ascertain


Find

4.

Cooperate


Agree

5.

Determine


Decide

6.

Endeavor


Aim

7.

Inconvenience


Trouble

8.

Indicate


Imply

9.

Initially


First

10.

Presently
-

Now

U
SING THE ACTIVE VOIC
E VERSUS THE PASSIVE

VOICE
!


U
SE OF THE PASSIVE VO
ICE OFTEN LEADS TO V
AGUE
,

WORDY SENTENCES
.

R
EVISE T
HE FOLLOWING SENTENC
ES BY WRITING THEM I
N ACTIVE VOICE
.






It is up to the accounting department to carry out this procedure!



There were no benefits gained by attending the conference.



The supervisor went through the information.



R
epresentatives from
Allied

discussed the issue.



?


Thanks,


Wesley Anderson




Achieving clarity


The following sentences are unclear. They will be interpreted differently by different readers.
Revise these sentences


replace the vague, impressionistic words wit
h more specific
information.

1.

The information is of great importance and needs to be gathered quickly.

2.

The inefficient equipment in our department will be replaced by machinery.

3.

The purchase of this is necessary to avoid any flaws.

4.

The damage to the compute
r systems in the area was caused by the weather.

5.

The occurrences recently were due to insufficient personnel.


Submitted by Shawn Iees.


Avoiding obscure words

1.

As a very large scale integration (VLSI) continues to develop, a large amount of specialized
ci
rcuit simulators will be utilized.

2.

As you requested at the commencement of the year, I am forwarding my regular quarterly
profit.

3.

Though Randolph

was aware of his responsibility to advise you of any employment aberrations.
He failed to abide by his mandate

4.

Herewith is an explanation of our rationale for preferring services. Agreement to your request.

5.

Please be advised that sale makes up a successfu
l closure.


Submitted by Anthony Kveene