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Look at the following sentence:
I'd say there were twice as many women at the meeting as men.
I concluded from the above sentence that "The number of the women was twice the number of the men."
Could you please correct my conclusion if I am wrong?
Last edited by Shamsiyan; 18-Sep-2012 at 16:59.
Could we write the sentence in the following form?
I'd say there were women at the meeting twice as many as men.
Last edited by bhaisahab; 19-Sep-2012 at 10:10. Reason: Typo correction
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I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.