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    Are these sentences correct:
    1-The temperature decreases as we move away from the eqautor.
    2-As we move away from the eqautor, so the temperature decreases.

    3-The temperature decreases proportionally as we move away from the equator.
    4-The temperature decreases in the measure that we move away from the equator.

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    1- yes
    2- yes, as long as there is a ratio.
    3- yes
    4- A bit Miltonic.

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    I am a non-native speaker. That gives me a right to be Miltonic!!!
    Thanks (and, I'll try to avoid number 4 anyway!).

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    Milton was a native speaker. rather a long-winded one, but native. actually, I rather like his work.

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