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    peter123 is offline Senior Member
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    sixth

    Hi there,
    Any other ways to write the underlined phrase in the following sentence?

    India's hospitals can offer immediate service at the sixth of the price compared to the UK ro the USA.

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    pete

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    Re: sixth

    Quote Originally Posted by peter123 View Post
    Hi there,
    Any other ways to write the underlined phrase in the following sentence?

    India's hospitals can offer immediate service at one sixth (of) the price of those in the UK or the USA.
    I would omit the underlined "of".
    tks
    pete
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    Re: sixth

    Hi there,
    What does it mean by the phrase underlined?

    India's hospitals can offer immediate service at the sixth of the price compared to the UK ro the USA.

    tks
    pete

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    Re: sixth

    Quote Originally Posted by peter123 View Post
    Hi there,
    What does it mean by the phrase underlined?

    What does the underlined phrase mean?

    at the sixth of the price

    at one sixth of the price It means '1/6 as much money'.
    pete
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    Re: sixth

    Hi there,
    I think the following sentence is correct. What do you think:

    India's hospitals can offer immediate service at the sixth of the price compared to the UK ro the USA.

    tks
    pete

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