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    #1

    Cool low traffic rate?

    Hi,

    Can someone correct it please?

    "With low traffic rate you will arrive at your apartmentl after 50 minutes of travel."

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    #2

    Re: low traffic rate?

    'With little traffic, you will reach your aparment within 50 minutes' is one possibility.

    charliedeut
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Re: low traffic rate?

    Quote Originally Posted by charliedeut View Post
    'With little traffic, you will reach your aparment within 50 minutes' is one possibility.
    charliedeut is probably right, but the original is not natural English, in my opinion.

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    Re: low traffic rate?

    Quote Originally Posted by bieasy View Post
    Hi,

    Can someone correct it please?

    "With low traffic rate you will arrive at your apartmentl after 50 minutes of travel."
    I agree with 5jj that the original is very unnatural English. We don't refer to "low traffic rate". If anything, that would mean a slow speed and it seems unlikely to me that anyone would make a point of trying to guess how long a journey would take you simply on the basis of an unspecified slow speed.

    I assume they mean that it will take about 50 minutes on clear roads (with not very much traffic) so the driver can drive at the normal maximum speed limit all the way.

    If there is little traffic, it will take you 50 minutes to get to your apartment.
    In good traffic conditions, you will arrive at the apartment in about 50 minutes.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: low traffic rate?

    Quote Originally Posted by charliedeut View Post
    'With little traffic, you will reach your aparment within 50 minutes' is one possibility.

    charliedeut
    Or "light traffic."

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