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    with respect to

    Is this statement correct?

    Individuals who moderately drink are more sociable and able to contact with more ease with respect to individuals who do not consume alcohol.

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    Re: with respect to

    Quote Originally Posted by sohre View Post
    Is this statement correct?

    Individuals who moderately drink are more sociable and able to contact with more ease with respect to individuals who do not consume alcohol.
    People who drink moderate amounts of alcohol are more sociable and ...

    That would be a better start but I don't understand the rest of your sentence so it's hard to amend it.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: with respect to

    I believe the intended meaning is expressed if you replace "with respect to" with "than." These are more sociable than those.

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    Re: with respect to

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    I believe the intended meaning is expressed if you replace "with respect to" with "than." These are more sociable than those.
    I think that was the intended meaning too but I wanted the OP to explain it instead of spending time rewriting a sentence without being sure of the intention.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: with respect to

    Quote Originally Posted by sohre View Post
    Is this statement correct?

    Individuals who moderately drink are more sociable and able to contact with more ease with respect to individuals who do not consume alcohol.
    I don't think it's correct. Forgetting the obvious grammatical problems, people who don't drink alcohol are not necessarily less sociable than those who do. People who drink too much alcohol can become quite obnoxious.
    Did you want help with the grammar as well?

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    Re: with respect to

    Thank you all

    Yes, I just want to check its grammar. I mean, can we use 'with respect to' instead of 'than' ? And is there any other mistake?
    Last edited by sohre; 02-Nov-2013 at 07:50.

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    Re: with respect to

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    I don't think it's correct. Forgetting the obvious grammatical problems, people who don't drink alcohol are not necessarily less sociable than those who do. People who drink too much alcohol can become quite obnoxious.
    Did you want help with the grammar as well?
    So what is its obvious grammatical problems?

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    #8

    Re: with respect to

    The most obvious problem, as others have pointed out, is that it's nor clear what it means.

    If you mean, "People who drink moderately are more sociable than those who don't", then that's what you need to say.

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    Re: with respect to

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    The most obvious problem, as others have pointed out, is that it's nor clear what it means.

    If you mean, "People who drink moderately are more sociable than those who don't", then that's what you need to say.
    Yes, it is exactly what I mean. I just want to know, can we use 'with respect to' instead of 'than'?

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    Re: with respect to

    In this context, no.
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