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    Dear teachers

    Does this sentence read well?

    The graph/data shows a linear increase in the groceries price as the frequency of rains increases.

    Very much appreciated

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    Default Re: price increase

    I would have rephrased it slightly:

    "The graph/data shows a linear increase in the price of groceries as the frequency of rains increases."

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    If I replaced 'in' with 'of'.. would they have the same meaning?

    The graph/data shows a linear increase in/of the price of groceries as the frequency of rains increases."

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    Default Re: price increase

    Stick to 'in'.

    '...as the frequency of rains increases' is not natural English.

    Try '...as rainfall in the region increases'.

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    Default Re: price increase

    Does this one read well?

    It was observed an increase in the prices of groceries with the decrease of temperature.

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    Default Re: price increase

    Quote Originally Posted by Offroad View Post
    Does this one read well?
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    No. You'd probably be better off with:
    "An increase in the price of groceries with decreasing temperature was observed." or:
    "An increase in the price of groceries was observed with decreasing temperature.".

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