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    #1

    the same number of

    I am trying say: the same number of 4 people played basketball and football.

    In other words, 4 people played basketball as the same of people played football.

    Can I use the same number of 4 people played basketball and football. Just trying to save words...

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    #2

    Re: the same number of

    'The same four people who played basketball also played football.'

    Note that Tnx is not an acceptable abbreviation in these forums.

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    #3

    Re: the same number of

    Please note, the people played basketball are not the same people who played football. All I am interested in the same number of people,. Instead of saying the same of number of people, I just wanted to be more informative by adding 4 or any number for example.

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    Re: the same number of

    'Four people played football and four others played basketball.'

    'The same number of people played football as played basketball.'

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    Re: the same number of

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    Thank you so much Rover_KE.
    Is there anyway I can add any number, say 4 to the following your sentence.

    'The same number of people played football as played basketball.'

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    Re: the same number of

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    Rover_KE

    Thank you so much Rover_KE.
    Is there anyway I can add any number, say 4 to the following your sentence.

    'The same number of people played football as played basketball.'
    I would insert it parenthetically. The same number of people (4) played football as played basketball.

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    Re: the same number of

    I was wondering whether I can use the following sentence.

    4 men played basketball as the same number of men played football.

    Just trying to understand and think in English as much as possible.

    Thank you for your attention

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    Re: the same number of

    Quote Originally Posted by Perfection1 View Post
    I was wondering whether I can use the following sentence.

    4 men played basketball as the same number of men played football.
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