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    a much smaller size?

    Hello,

    If I would like to say " the new product need a much smaller size and longer battery hours." is it correct to say"a much smaller size" and do I need to say "a longer battery hours"? or is there a better way the say the above?

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    Re: a much smaller size?

    the new product need a much smaller size and longer battery hours
    How about "The product needs to be smaller (in size) and also needs (a) longer battery life."

    The bits in parentheses are optional. This should get the job done.

    Greg

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    Re: a much smaller size?

    Quote Originally Posted by dragn View Post
    How about "The product needs to be smaller (in size) and also needs (a) longer battery life."

    The bits in parentheses are optional. This should get the job done.

    Greg
    Why "smaller" and not "much smaller", which is obviously what the poster means?
    How about:
    "The product needs to be much smaller and also needs a longer battery life."

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    Re: a much smaller size?

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    Why "smaller" and not "much smaller", which is obviously what the poster means?
    How about:
    "The product needs to be much smaller and also needs a longer battery life."
    Can I also say "The product needs to be much smaller and also (needs) a longer battery life."? can I eliminate the second "needs" in the sentence, if can't please explain...thank you

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