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    need help in grammer

    is this sentence correct please?

    The more the lamps of phototherapy get, the faster serum bilirubin reduces.

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    Re: need help in grammer

    Quote Originally Posted by Bita Elahi View Post
    is this sentence correct please?

    The more the lamps of phototherapy get, the faster serum bilirubin reduces.
    I understand the relationship between phototherapy and neonatal jaundice. But I don't know what the first part of your sentence is trying to say.
    Does the "more" refer to time, number of lamps, intensity, or something else?

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    Re: need help in grammer

    the number of lamps actually. In fact i wanna know if the sentence is grammatically correct or not. (the more... the faster... )

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    Re: need help in grammer

    Quote Originally Posted by Bita Elahi View Post
    the number of lamps actually. In fact i wanna know if the sentence is grammatically correct or not. (the more... the faster... )
    Well, it doesn't really matter if the sentence is grammatical unless it also make sense.

    If it is the number of lamps, then: The more phototherapy lamps that are used, the faster serum bilirubin decreases.

    Your use of "the more...the faster" is correct.

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    Re: need help in grammer

    Quote Originally Posted by Bita Elahi View Post
    The number of lamps actually. In fact I want to know if the sentence is grammatically correct or not.
    Please use standard English.

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    Re: need help in grammer

    Thanks a lot. It really helped

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    Re: need help in grammer

    You're welcome, but you don't need to make a new post just to say 'thank you'. A click of the Like button is fine.

    Note the correct spelling of 'grammar' and that a better title would have been 'The more...the faster'.

    Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

    Rover

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