foment/ promote/ encourage In this town the council should foment/ encourage young people employment by reducing taxes to companies so that they can hire more employees. We need to encourage the use of public transport Is " encourage " ok when referring to things instead of people? Thanks
Nov 26, 2014 11:11 PM
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Nobody ever uses the word 'foment' - you can forget that one straight away! And yes, you can 'encourage' things, such as the use of public transport.
November 26, 2014
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