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    #1

    greater than ten in nimber/more than ten people

    Which are correct:

    1-Those who build this house were greater than ten in number.
    2-More than ten people built this house.
    3-There were more than ten people who built this house.
    4-There were more than ten people who participated in building this house.

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    #2

    Re: greater than ten in nimber/more than ten people

    They are all correct grammatically, except #1 which needs to say "built."

    #1 is not very natural. #2 is more wordy that it needs to be.

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    #3

    Re: greater than ten in nimber/more than ten people

    Thank you very much SoothingDave.

    Could 2 be less wordy? I don't see how. It is the shortest sentence of them all.

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