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people enroll in college to study and achieve life-longgoals

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People enroll in college to study and achieve life-longgoals.
asked Dec 10 '13 at 16:16 fatima New member

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You need a space between 'long' and 'goals'.  You don't achieve life-long goals in college, but gain the knowledge to do so.  Replace 'and' with 'toward' and change 'achieve' to 'achieving'.

People enroll in college to study toward achieving life-long goals.

link comment answered Dec 10 '13 at 18:29 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

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