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I would like help re-writing this sentence. I would like the overall tone of the language kept intact, and I would like it to be as concise, eloquent and well written as possible.

In the event you feel like that this study is not a match for your qualification, ...

I have come up with two versions:

Version 1

In the event you feel that this study is not a match for your qualification, ...

Version 2

In the event you feel this study is not a match for your qualification, ...

Does either of these have an advantage over the other? Is there another, better way to write it and meet the goals I've given?

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closed as not a real question by Neil Fein May 2 '12 at 7:19

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Vote to close as subjective. Pick the sentence you like best, not what Random Person A likes best. –  Ralph Gallagher Apr 27 '11 at 23:46
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Agreed, this question is far too open-ended. What does "best" mean? What's the context of this sentence? –  Neil Fein May 2 '12 at 7:20

3 Answers 3

If your qualifications don't match this study,...

If this study does not match your qualifications,...

But wait, how could a study truly match someone's qualifications?

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"If you are unqualified [ or overqualified or underqualified ] for this study ... "

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If you don't feel you qualify for this study,

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or "If you feel you don't qualify for this study," –  kevboh May 6 '11 at 2:15

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