Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Writing Tip - Wordy Phrases
A large number of - Try many or the exact number
Here's some other examples.
on the order of magnitude of---about
in the nature of---like
in view of the fact that---since
give encouragement to---encourage
make an adjustment in---adjust
is equipped with---has
a majority of---most
take into consideration---consider
Found this list at http://www.fpd.finop.umn.edu/groups/ppd/documents/information/Writing_Tips.cfm
Check it out for other tips.