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    The busyness of the restaurant will compensate for the slowness in the day.

    1) The busyness of the night time of the restaurant will compensate for the slowness in the day.
    2) The restaurant's night sales will usually compensate for the daytime sales amount.

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    Re: The busyness of the restaurant will compensate for the slowness in the day.

    They're OK. I think a phrasal verb would be more likely - 'make up for'/'balance out'... - but 'compensate' is perfectly clear.

    I imagine you know what you're doing with 'busyness', but some listeners might think you're guilty of a typo in 'business'. Maybe it would be better to say 'the improvement/pick-up/hike[/...] in business/trade/turnover[/...]'. And you could do without one of the last two nouns.

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    Re: The busyness of the restaurant will compensate for the slowness in the day.

    Thanks for replying BobK.

    Do you have any suggestion on how i should i rephrase or reword the above sentences to make them more comprehensible?? I can't think of a word that i can use to replace the busyness. Maybe you can help me out.

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    Re: The busyness of the restaurant will compensate for the slowness in the day.

    'Do you want me to draw you a map?' (That is, I've suggested some alternatives, all you've got to do is put them together.)

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