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    10.000 international students

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    In the past two decades more than 10.000 international students got enrolled at the universities.

    Shouldn't the dot have been a comma?

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    Re: 10.000 international students

    Quote Originally Posted by sunsunmoon View Post
    Study in Hungary -
    In the past two decades more than 10.000 international students got enrolled at the universities.

    Shouldn't the dot have been a comma?
    There are other problems in the passage. "In the past two decades more than 10,000 international students (got) enrolled at the universities. In 2003, a/one thousand former students celebrated the 20th Anniversary Alumni Reunion in Budapest. Today, the top 12 countries for student enrolment are Germany, Iran, Israel, USA, Norway, Japan, Spain, Turkey, Cyprus, Greece, Ireland, and Sweden." (got) should be deleted

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    Re: 10.000 international students

    Yes, it should.

    At first, I was going to suggest that maybe Hungary is one of those countries which use a dot as a numerical separator and a comma as a decimal point.

    However, this same website on another page mentions 3,000 Euro and 4,500 Euro.

    Rover

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    Re: 10.000 international students

    I need to study English in Budapest like I need a hole in the head.

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    Re: 10.000 international students

    Quote Originally Posted by sunsunmoon View Post

    Shouldn't the dot have been a comma?
    Sunsunmoon, isn't the dot used in that context in Argentina? It is in neighboring Brazil.

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    Re: 10.000 international students

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Yes, it should.

    At first, I was going to suggest that maybe Hungary is one of those countries which use a dot as a numerical separator and a comma as a decimal point.

    However, this same website on another page mentions 3,000 Euro and 4,500 Euro.

    Rover
    Inconsistencies are not good. But Hungary is one of those countries that use comma as a decimal point. The only countries in Europe not to are the UK and Ireland.

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    Re: 10.000 international students

    They should change the other pages then.

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    Re: 10.000 international students

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    They should change the other pages then.
    True. But it's not like a book that is edited by one person as one unit.

    Web pages are more dynamic and content is sometimes changed here and there by different people, etc. Especially if it's a web page that has quite a bit of content, like one for a university. So, let's cut them some slack.

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