Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    LeTyan is offline Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Interested in Language
      • Native Language:
      • Chinese
      • Home Country:
      • China
      • Current Location:
      • China
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    327

    help with the choices of words please

    "Since the updated version of this game contains a much larger map, the programmers had to ___ the quality of the graphics to ensure the game runs smoothly."

    A. worsen
    B. sacrifice

    Or, are there any other choices?

    Thanks!!!

  2. #2
    LeTyan is offline Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Interested in Language
      • Native Language:
      • Chinese
      • Home Country:
      • China
      • Current Location:
      • China
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    327

    Re: help with the choices of words please

    I came up with one!
    "compromise"!
    That's the best one I could ever come up with. What do you guys think?

  3. #3
    Chicken Sandwich's Avatar
    Chicken Sandwich is offline Senior Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Interested in Language
      • Native Language:
      • Russian
      • Home Country:
      • Russian Federation
      • Current Location:
      • Netherlands
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    1,456

    Re: help with the choices of words please

    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****

    Quote Originally Posted by LeTyan View Post
    Or, are there any other choices?
    I'd use 'lower' or 'reduce'.

  4. #4
    emsr2d2's Avatar
    emsr2d2 is offline Moderator
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • UK
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Posts
    61,370

    Re: help with the choices of words please

    Quote Originally Posted by LeTyan View Post
    "Since the updated version of this game contains a much larger map, the programmers had to ___ the quality of the graphics to ensure the game runs smoothly."

    A. worsen
    B. sacrifice

    Or, are there any other choices?

    Thanks!!!
    ... the programmers had to sacrifice some quality in the graphics ...
    ... the programmers had to compromise on quality in the graphics ...
    ... the programmers had to lower the quality of the graphics ...
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

  5. #5
    LeTyan is offline Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Interested in Language
      • Native Language:
      • Chinese
      • Home Country:
      • China
      • Current Location:
      • China
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    327

    Re: help with the choices of words please

    I love it!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •