awkward phrase: "which will in effect delay"

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awkward phrase: "which will in effect delay"

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I have made up the example below.

(1) You should study harder to pass your courses if you want to graduate this year. I can see that you are not trying hard, which will in effect delay your graduation.

Most of my non-native English speaking friends think the phrase, "which will in effect delay", sounds awkward. However, my other friends think it's okay. I am not sure who is correct. Please help me. Thank you.
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Re: awkward phrase: "which will in effect delay"

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It is perfectly correct!
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