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    increasing demand

    There is a question:
    "Currently, there is an increasing demand for Internet access across the telecommunications industry"
    Am I correct with this thought: increasing demand = demand which is increasing?


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    Re: Ask about using adjective

    Quote Originally Posted by bangdtbk View Post
    There is I have a question about the following sentence.

    "Currently, there is an increasing demand for Internet access across the telecommunications industry."

    Am I correct with this thought: in thinking that increasing demand = demand which is increasing?

    Note my corrections above.

    Yes, you are right.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Ask about using adjective

    So could you make it clear for me that there is any difference between "increasing demand" and "increased demand"?

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    Re: Ask about using adjective

    "Increased" just means more than in the past.
    "Increasing" means you think it will continue to rise.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Ask about using adjective

    Please note my amendment to your original thread title.

    Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

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