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This type of research is crucial to confirm and advance our current concepts and beliefs.
asked Mar 15 '12 at 02:28 Elena Shnayder New member

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This type of research is crucial to confirm and advance our current concepts and beliefs.

 

...a little awkward, but if we reverse the modifier, maybe it will be easier to read.

To confirm and advance our current concepts and beliefs, this type of research is crucial.

 

I think what makes it awkward is the double "and" construction.  Can we combine those ideas?

To confirm and advance our current beliefs, this type of reseach is crucial.

 

or maybe try this re-arrangement:

This type of research is crucial if we hope to confirm our beliefs and advance them further.

 

You can play around with some of the wording, but maybe some of these ideas will help.

link comment answered Mar 15 '12 at 02:33 Erik Czerwin Contributor

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