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    notletrest is offline Senior Member
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    /He finished the task on time but at the expense of his health.(Can we use loss, or cost or sacrifice instead of expense?)Why?Thanks a lot!

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    Default Re: at the expense of

    Quote Originally Posted by notletrest View Post
    /He finished the task on time but at the expense of his health.(Can we use loss, or cost or sacrifice instead of expense?)Why?Thanks a lot!
    Yes, certainly. "Expense" is the object of a preposition. You could supply the understood words "... he did it..." if it helps.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frank Antonson View Post
    Yes, certainly. "Expense" is the object of a preposition. You could supply the understood words "... he did it..." if it helps.
    Thanks a lot!

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