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I subscribed a cell phone plan three months ago. And now I would like to increase my minutes by upgrading my plan. However, I'm worried that it will ____ (extend) the expiration of the contract by doing so.

1. Please correct the above for naturalness.
2. What is a good verb for the above?

Thanks.
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I subscribed to a cell phone plan three months ago. And now I would like to increase my minutes by upgrading the my plan (plan could be replaced by it). However, I'm worried that I it will have to extend the duration expiration of the contract by doing so.
I have two short questions.
optilangupgrading the my plan
1. Why is my incorrect? I agree that 'the' works.
optilangI'm worried that I it will have to extend the
2. Is it possible to use it to refer to upgrading? If yes, how would you complete the rest of the sentence : I'm worried that it will ....
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New2grammarI have two short questions.
optilangupgrading the my plan
1. Why is my incorrect? I agree that 'the' works.
optilangI'm worried that I it will have to extend the
2. Is it possible to use it to refer to upgrading? If yes, how would you complete the rest of the sentence : I'm worried that it will ..

1. It is not incorrect, but I was avoiding the repetition of my in the sentence - my minutes by upgrading my plan.

2.
Yes - However, I'm worried that (if I do) it will mean extending/having to extend the duration of the contract.

However, I'm worried that it will mean extending/having to extend the duration of the contract by doing so.
You 'subscribe to' a plan, so the first sentence should read:

I subscribed to a cell phone plan three months ago.

I think 'extend', 'delay', 'lengthen', 'postpone', 'push back' or 'prolong', would all work for your verb in the 3rd sentence.


Now that I have so many verbs to play with, I would like to know which verb works with which:
SkrejI think 'extend', 'delay', 'lengthen', 'postpone', 'push back' or 'prolong', would all work for your verb in the 3rd sentence.
____ (verb) the expiration of the contract.

_____(verb) the duration of the contract.

Please bear with me as I always have problems with these expressions.
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New2grammarNow that I have so many verbs to play with, I would like to know which verb works with which:
SkrejI think 'extend', 'delay', 'lengthen', 'postpone', 'push back' or 'prolong', would all work for your verb in the 3rd sentence.
__ (verb) the expiration of the contract.

__(verb) the duration of the contract.

Please bear with me as I always have problems with these expressions.

the expiration of the contract - delay, postpone, push back.

the duration of the contract - extend, lengthen, prolong.
Thanks, Optilang. I think I'm starting to see the difference. If you don't mind, could you do the same for the following

____(verb) the contract.
the contract - extend, lengthen, prolong.

Of course you can delay, postpone, push back (the signing of) a contract but this is in a different context to your original post.
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