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Anna
is this correct and formal? "Criminals who have committed heinous crimes should be convicted to a long-term sentence"
Sep 24, 2019 5:49 PM
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Almost perfect. But sentences should be plural and we don't say convicted to a sentence. So here's my suggestion: "Criminals who have committed heinous crimes should be convicted and given long-term sentences"
September 24, 2019
I'd change the voice to Passive, so it'd be : Heinous crimes committed by criminals should be......
September 24, 2019
Or you could say: “Criminals who have committed heinous crimes should be handed long-term sentences”
September 24, 2019
Criminals who have committed heinous crimes should be sentenced to long-term imprisonment.
September 24, 2019
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