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Native English speakers, could you please help me with these issues?

Is this sentence correct:

"I was considering accepting a job offer in China, but with this coronavírus BREAKUP, it is no longer a RECOMMENDED option."

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Not breakup.

    Use outbreak.

    Not recommended.

    Use safe or sensible.

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    A few more changes would improve the flow of the sentence and avoid the comma problem. For example:-

    I considered accepting a job offer in China, but that is no longer recommended, because of the coronavirus outbreak.

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  • 2 months ago

    Who tells you it's "no longer a RECOMMENDED option"? You start out with "I was considering", not "someone recommended". In short, there is no parallel between "considering" and "recommended", which throws your sentence out of balance.

    I was considering accepting a job offer in China, but I'm no longer considering it due to the coronavirus outbreak.

    I was considering accepting a job offer in China until the coronavirus outbreak began.

    Either is better.

    "I was considering accepting a job offer" could be reduced to "I was considering a job offer" and it would still sound perfectly natural and acceptable.

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  • 2 months ago

    "I was considering accepting a job offer in China but with the (not "this) coronavírus OUTBREAK it is no longer a VIABLE option."

    You could use almost any synonym for recommended or good.  It does not have to be viable. 

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  • Cogito
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    The expression is outbreak - not breakup.

    And you're still adding too many commas.  You should NOT put commas around 'and' or 'but', or anywhere where they are not necessary.  No commas are needed in that sentence.

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  • David
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Use 'breakout' instead of 'breakup' and then it should be OK.

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    The government from the top, down to the police is abusing their power via directed energy weapons, and EMF technology. Determining exactly who all the perpetrators are is impossible, but the Constitution is being violated. The Constitution was not written with this tech in mind.

    • W.T. Door
      Lv 7
      2 months agoReport

      Fueling your trolling with spam, eh?

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  • Ann
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    Breakout, not breakup.

    • bluebellbkk
      Lv 7
      2 months agoReport

      Actually, 'outbreak' would be better.

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