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    Hi.

    which of the four following options is correct to express the idea of the sentence below? if none of them are correct would you please propose some other alternatives?

    If we look at this matter from economical perspectives that would be beneficial too because investing money in these activities at colleges and universities may seem to inflict some additional costs on the government at the first glance but in fact that decreases costs much more/1- than the amount of money invested/2- than money invested/3-than what invested/ 4-than invested/ through decreasing health care costs.

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    Re: decreases costs more /than what invested/than invested/...

    How about decreases costs by far more than the amount invested....

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    Re: decreases costs more /than what invested/than invested/...

    Quote Originally Posted by Ryan. View Post
    Hi.

    Which of the four following options is correct to express the idea of the sentence below? If none of them are correct would you please propose some other alternatives?

    If we look at this matter from economical perspectives that would be beneficial too, because investing money in these activities at colleges and universities may seem to inflict some additional costs on the government at the first glance but in fact that it decreases costs much more/1- than the amount of money invested/2- than money invested/3-than what invested/ 4-than invested/ through decreasing health care costs.

    Thanks.
    It's a very long sentence! I would break it up:

    If we look at this matter from an economic perspective, that would be beneficial. Investing money in these activities at colleges and universities may seem, at first glance, to inflict additional costs on the government. However, it actually decreases costs by much more than the amount invested.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: decreases costs more /than what invested/than invested/...

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    It's a very long sentence! I would break it up:

    If we look at this matter from an economic perspective, that would be beneficial. Investing money in these activities at colleges and universities may seem, at first glance, to inflict additional costs on the government. However, it actually decreases costs by much more than the amount invested.
    Thanks a lot for your explanations.

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    Re: decreases costs more /than what invested/than invested/...

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    How about decreases costs by far more than the amount invested....
    Thanks for presenting an alternative sentence.

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    Re: decreases costs more /than what invested/than invested/...

    Your appreciation is welcome, Ryan, but there is no need to write two new posts to say thank you or to quote our replies back to us. Simply click the Like button on any posts you find helpful. It means that we don't have to open the thread again to read your new post and then find that it doesn't include any new information or an additional question.



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