Back story: I am to give a 3 minute pitch on a task i worked on.

I would like to something like, "As a general knowledge, we know that smartphones are dominated by IOS and android. Which is why working on these operating systems are important"

Something like that... But i don't know if i have to give like a solid quote from a credible source or i can just throw the word "allegedly" in there.

Please help me with constructing this sentence!

Thanks and with Love, English newbie <3

  • You don't need "allegedly" if you can find a source that shows the current market share for these two operating systems (which is an easy Google search). Then you can replace "As a general knowledge," with "From market research, we know..." – KillingTime Feb 15 '19 at 6:07
  • It doesn't appear to be a question about the English language or its usage. – Kris Feb 15 '19 at 6:57

I would also make two small edits: "Recent studies (or quote a specific study) show that the smartphone market is dominated by IOS and android. This is why working on these operating systems is important."

The verb (is) needs to agree with the subject (working). "Working (...) is important", not "These operating systems are important."

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