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  1. js99
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    What does "equal to none" mean?

    We're proofreading a document and have reached a bitter argument:
    In the sentence - "professional services equal to none" -
    Does it mean "unrivaled"/"the best" services
    or
    "the worst" services that don't measure up to anything.
    Thanks

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    Re: What does "equal to none" mean?

    Hello JS99

    It is indeed ambiguous: if something is equal to none, it either exceeds everything else, or everything else exceeds it.

    The ambiguity resides in "equal to": neither 9 nor 11 are equal to 10.

    The phrase "second to none" may be better, in your context.

    MrP

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