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    Daruma is offline Senior Member
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    Hi.

    Airport authorities estimate the changes will save 44 million gallons of water a year, a reduction of 13% in airport water usage. They had considered waterless urinals, but found that they might not be popular with travelers. They smelled.

    Is it possible to reword "a reduction of 13%" into "a 13%reduction"?

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    [quote=Daruma;354692]Hi.

    Airport authorities estimate the changes will save 44 million gallons of water a year, a reduction of 13% in airport water usage. They had considered waterless urinals, but found that they might not be popular with travelers. They smelled.

    Is it possible to reword "a reduction of 13%" into "a 13%reduction"? Yes, both are correct.
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    Default Re: a reduction of 13%

    2006:
    Thank you!

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