Translation_TipsWord Usage

“E.g. … and So On / So Forth” Redundancy

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If we begin by saying e.g., which means for example, it is redundant to add and so on or and so forth at the end.

Incorrect:   Some EU countries (e.g., Italy, Belgium, Greece and so on) are largely dependent on gas imports from abroad.

Correct:      Some EU countries (e.g., Italy, Belgium, Greece) are largely dependent on gas imports from abroad.

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