Practice A

Read the whole sentence and think how to change the underlined phrase into a more formal, legal and professional version. When you are ready, click on the phrase and check one possible suggestion.

compensation for emotional distress

unacceptable conduct

caused damage to Mr Plea’s reputation

made false statements

anticipated the results of such conduct

made libellous statements

sustained an injury to his ankle

the quantum of damages awarded by the court

instruct an independent expert to prepare a report

adversely affect the outcome

bring the claim within the limitation period

to provide / obtain an impartial opinion