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    Is this sentence correct, regarding structure and vocabulary choice?

    Adolescents used less percent of the Nehbandani linguistic variables; instead, they used
    more percent of Standard Persian variables compared with adult literate and illiterate informants.


    Nehbandani is a dialect.

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    Re: Is this sentence correct, regarding structure and vocabulary choice?

    Quote Originally Posted by skystar30097 View Post
    Adolescents used less percent a lower percentage of [you could also simply say "less"] the Nehbandani linguistic variables variants/variations; instead, they used
    more percent a higher percentage of [you could also simply say "more"]Standard Persian variables variants/variations compared with adult literate and illiterate informants.


    Nehbandani is a dialect.
    Those are my suggestions. However, maybe "variables" is correctly used, although it sounds strange to me.

    charliedeut
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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