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    #1

    A great dynamism in the number of...

    I am doubting of this sentence in English: "great dynamism in the number of applicants" (for instance) to express an increase or more rapid growth in something. Is it correct in English?

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    #2

    Re: A great dynamism in the number of...

    No. Say:

    A great increase in the number of applicants

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    #3

    Re: A great dynamism in the number of...

    Please tell me what it means to doubt a sentence.

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    Re: A great dynamism in the number of...

    I am French, and I did not understant whether "dynamism" can be used with this meaning. Thanks.

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    Re: A great dynamism in the number of...

    Say:

    I have a question about this sentence.

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    I have a question about the following sentence.

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    Re: A great dynamism in the number of...

    You can have a doubt about a sentence. You can also be doubtful about a sentence; you can be full of doubts about a text.

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