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    #1

    There is a gas

    There is a gas leakage in the kitchen, immediately open the windows.

    Gas is leaking in the kitchen, immediately open the windows.

    Are both sentences OK and do they convey the same meaning?

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    #2

    Re: There is a gas

    Yes, but you need a semicolon or a period in place of each comma.

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    #3

    Re: There is a gas

    Quote Originally Posted by suniljain View Post
    There is a gas leakage leak in the kitchen; immediately open the windows immediately/straight away/now.

    Gas is leaking in the kitchen, immediately open the windows.
    I don't like "Gas is leaking ...". "There is a gas leak" is much more natural.

    Are both sentences OK and do they convey the same meaning?
    See above.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: There is a gas

    There's a gas leak in the kitchen; open the window immediately.
    or
    I smell gas from/in the kitchen; open the window immediately.

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    #5

    Re: There is a gas

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    I smell gas from/in the kitchen; open the window immediately.
    That sounds far more natural than any of the others to this speaker of BrE..

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    #6

    Re: There is a gas

    Given the urgency of the situation, I wouldn't waste as many words as any of our suggestions so far.

    I can smell gas! Windows! Now!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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