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    #1

    the more torque

    1. The more torque an engine has, the bigger the load it can pull in the same gear.
    2. The more torque an engine has, the bigger load it can pull in the same gear.
    #1 is quoted from a dictionary. I think it has a redundant the and should be corrected as #2. Am I right?
    Last edited by sitifan; 08-Aug-2015 at 06:30.
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    #2

    Re: the more torque

    Which dictionary are you quoting?

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    #3

    Re: the more torque

    http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionarie...orque?q=torque
    Definition of torque noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary
    a twisting force that causes machinery, etc. to rotate (= turn around) The more torque an engine has, the bigger the load it can pull in the same gear.
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    #4

    Re: the more torque

    Quote Originally Posted by sitifan View Post
    The more torque an engine has, the bigger the load it can pull in the same gear.
    That is fine. It is not the same as the one you originally 'quoted'.

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    #5

    Re: the more torque

    I suspect the sentence in post #1 has been edited as I can't see any difference between it and the one in Piscean's post.

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    #6

    Re: the more torque

    "1. The more torque an engine has, the bigger the load it can pull in the same gear."
    This sentence is correct. I wouldn't delete "the".

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    #7

    Re: the more torque

    That's right. If you look at the foot of the OP's message you will see it was edited at 06:30 after Piscean's comment posted at 06:11.

    I went through the same loop too, trying to find a difference that now doesn't exist!

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    #8

    Re: the more torque

    Please don't edit questions after they have received a response, sitifan. After such editing, the response appears silly.

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    #9

    Re: the more torque

    If you do that again, sitifan, I will delete your thread.

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    #10

    Re: the more torque

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    I suspect the sentence in post #1 has been edited as I can't see any difference between it and the one in Piscean's post.
    I have corrected the typos.
    I need native speakers' help.

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