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    less 15% or 15% less

    Hi guys,
    I've found the following sentence somehow hard to understand. It goes like " If travellers cancel their trip, they will ususally receive back the ticket price less 15%." I guess the " less 15%" is actually equal to "15% less" Am I right?

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    #2

    Re: less 15% or 15% less

    Yes. If the original ticket price is $1,000 the traveler will receive a refund of $850.

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    #3

    Re: less 15% or 15% less

    Less can also mean minus.

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    #4

    Re: less 15% or 15% less

    Quote Originally Posted by Drear Pooson View Post
    Less can also mean minus.
    got it! thank you!

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    #5

    Re: less 15% or 15% less

    Quote Originally Posted by bean066 View Post
    Got it! Thank you!
    In your excitement, don't forget correct capitalisation.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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