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The boss of Twitter has [told / said] many of his employees that they can work from home forever if they want [do / to] . CEO Jack Dorsey told many workers on Tuesday that they will be [allow / allowed] to work from home [even / ever] after the coronavirus pandemic [finish / ends] . A Twitter spokesperson said: "Opening offices will be our decision. When and if our employees come back, will be their [decide / decision] ." Twitter was one of the first companies to allow workers to work from home after the COVID-19 [pandemic / panda] started. The spokesperson said it would not be, "one of the first [to / for] return to offices". Twitter said most of its offices would [not / non] open before September. It added when they do open, it would be "careful, intentional, office [by / buy] office and gradual".

Twitter said it was [in / on] a good position to have many of its workers working from [that / their] home. It is an online company [so / such] many employees and bosses can [intact / contact] each other on video conferencing platforms [love / like] Zoom. The company said: "We were [unique / uniquely] positioned to respond quickly and allow [folks / forks] to work from home, given our emphasis on decentralization and supporting a distributed workforce capable [to / of] working from anywhere." It added: "The past few months have [proof / proven] we can make working from home work. If our employees are in a role and situation that enables them to work from home and they want to continue to do so forever, we will make that [happened / happen] ."

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