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    #1

    lower and lesser

    good day!

    i'd like to ask if saying " It cost lower than 50 pesos." is grammatically correct instead of saying " It cost lesser than 50 pesos."

    thank you and god bless!

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    Re: lower and lesser

    No, we wouldn't use it. You could say that 'the price of xxx is lower', but with 'cost', use 'less'.

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