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    Why strength is less today ?

    hello,
    I want to say that...


    When i was in class today, the strength was less. (i mean, less students had came )

    Can we ask that ,Why the strength is less?? OR why less students have came ?


    Q.1 Which sentence is suitable ?

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    Bhavin
    Last edited by gopani; 03-Sep-2012 at 02:41.

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    Re: Why strength is less today ?

    I'm sorry, Bhavin, but I don't understand the meaning of the original sentence. What had less strength?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Why strength is less today ?

    I think Bhavin is talking about a 'low turnout'; in that case, the question would be 'Why are so few people here today?' (note: no space before "?"), or 'Why are there so few of you in today?' (less formal).

    'Strength' can be used to mean 'strength of numbers', but not in your context.

    b

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