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    Create a positive pressure in mines?

    Hello, everyone.

    Can I say "create a positive pressure in mines"? I feel very uncomfortable writing it. If it's not correct, how should I change it?

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    Re: Create a positive pressure in mines?

    What do you want to say? You should provide more context.

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    Re: Create a positive pressure in mines?

    At a push (...) you could 'create positive pressure [NB no article]' in a mine.People in the mining industry might say that - I don't know. I'd prefer something that specified what the difference was between: 'create a positive pressure difference between the inside and the outside of a mine. (That is, for me at least, what's positive is the difference or the balance, rather than the pressure itself.)

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    Re: Create a positive pressure in mines?

    If it is understood that "positive pressure" is in relation to the outside of the mine, then I think it is fine to say "create positive pressure in a mine."

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