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    Post Choosing among alternatives

    Dear all,
    Would you mind checking the alternative that I have selected?
    1. Thereís fewer/the least/less space in the new flat than in the old one.
    2. The square is more or less the same as / like/than it was fifty years age.
    3. This hotel is best/the second best/the better in the city.
    4. I canít see any difference Ėto me theyíre a little bit/exactly/slightly the same.
    5. People have been trying to cross the border/edge/front/side into India.
    6. Itís a twelve-hour flight/fly/travel/plane from New York.
    7. The scene/scenery/sight/view from the top of the hill is absolutely fantastic!
    8. The old market is one place thatís really worth see/seeing/to see/to be seen.
    Many thanks.


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    Re: Choosing among alternatives

    1. Thereís fewer/the least/less space in the new flat than in the old one.
    Correct. "Less" for uncountable quantities.

    2. The square is more or less the same as / like/than it was fifty years age.
    The square is more or less the same as it was fifty years ago.

    3. This hotel is best/the second best/the better in the city.
    Correct

    4. I canít see any difference Ėto me theyíre a little bit/exactly/slightly the same.
    Correct

    5. People have been trying to cross the border/edge/front/side into India.
    Correct

    6. Itís a twelve-hour flight/fly/travel/plane from New York.
    Correct

    7. The scene/scenery/sight/view from the top of the hill is absolutely fantastic!
    view

    8. The old market is one place thatís really worth see/seeing/to see/to be seen.
    Correct

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