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    #1

    I hope we can secure as high a price for the shares as possible.

    I hope we can secure as high a price for the shares as possible.
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    Can I rewrite the above sentence as follows?
    I hope we can secure a price for the shares as high as possible.

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    Re: I hope we can secure as high a price for the shares as possible.

    It's unnatural, just as I hope we can secure a price high would be.

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    Re: I hope we can secure as high a price for the shares as possible.

    Is it possible to use "I hope we can secure a high price"?

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    Re: I hope we can secure as high a price for the shares as possible.

    Yes

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    #5

    Re: I hope we can secure as high a price for the shares as possible.

    You can also say 'I hope we can secure as high a price as possible for the shares'.

    Rover

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