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    #1

    Are both the following two sentences correct?

    Are they both correct?

    1) These tunnels are 300 meters long in average.

    2) These tunnels are 300 meters in average length.

    Thank you.

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    Re: Are both the following two sentences correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by SongYuxiang View Post
    Are they both correct? No — they are both wrong.

    1) These tunnels are 300 meters long on average.

    2) The average length of these tunnels is 300 meters.

    Tip for a better title: These tunnels.

    Rover

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    Re: Are both the following two sentences correct?

    (not a teacher)

    1) "These tunnels are 300 meters long on average."

    2) "These tunnels are 300 meters in average length."

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    Re: Are both the following two sentences correct?

    My thanks to Rover and Slick

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