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To begin your search, go to the alphabetical index below and click on the first letter of the word you are searching for.

the manner in which, the way in which

To write plainly and concisely, use how or the way instead of the roundabout phrases the manner in which or the way in which.

  • Wordy: Please explain in the submission the manner in which the proposed system meets user requirements.
  • Concise: Please explain in the submission how the proposed system meets user requirements.
  • Wordy: Employees received praise for the way in which they carried out their duties.
  • Concise: Employees received praise for the way they carried out their duties.