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    Up to two hundred people

    Up to two hundred people were on board the ship.

    Can we say that "up to" is an adverb modifying the adjective "two hundred" here?

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    Re: Up to two hundred people

    Quote Originally Posted by anhnha View Post
    Up to two hundred people were on board the ship.

    Can we say that "up to" is an adverb modifying the adjective "two hundred" here?
    Yes.

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