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    Please correct my grammar. Is it okay to say " It takes double the amount of money to live here than small town". Does it sound right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by loveydovey View Post
    Please correct my grammar. Is it okay to say " It takes double the amount of money to live here than small town". Does it sound right?
    sounds awkward. try:
    living here takes twice more money then living in a small town.
    [not a teacher]

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    Quote Originally Posted by loveydovey View Post
    Please correct my grammar. Is it okay to say " It takes double the amount of money to live here than small town". Does it sound right?
    It takes twice as much money to live here than it does living in a small town.
    It is twice as expensive to live here than it is to live in a small yown.

    I reckon...

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    - 'twice more money' is not right; 'twice more' is maybe acceptable; but 'twice as much [money]' is much better.

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    "It takes double the amount of money to live here than small town".

    It takes double the amount of money to live here than it does to live in a small town.

    It takes double the amount of money to live here than it does in a small town.

    It takes double the amount of money to live here than in a small town.



    It takes twice as much money to live here than it does to live in a small town.

    It takes twice as much money to live here than it does in a small town.

    It takes twice as much money to live here than in a small town.

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