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    In the amount of

    Hello teachers,

    Could you please clerify to me whether it is correct to use the definite article THE in the expression "in the amount of" such as e.g.

    Contracts were signed in the amount of 456,000.

    Thank you very much!

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    #2

    Re: In the amount of

    It is correct.

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    #3

    Re: In the amount of

    Yes, you can use THE here.

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    Re: In the amount of

    Thank you!

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