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    Ninty percent chances out of hundred are.

    "Ninty percent chances out of hundred are that you will die."

    Please check.

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    Re: Ninty percent chances out of hundred are.

    It's ninety per cent certain that you will die.


    ​Actually, it's 100% certain that you will die at some time.

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    Re: Ninty percent chances out of hundred are.

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    It's ninety per cent certain that you will die.


    ​Actually, it's 100% certain that you will die at some time.
    Are my sentences absolutly wrong?

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    Re: Ninty percent chances out of hundred are.

    Yes.

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    Re: Ninty percent chances out of hundred are.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Are my sentences absolutly wrong?

    Is my sentence absolutely wrong?
    Yes.

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    Re: Ninty percent chances out of hundred are.

    You can write ninety percent, ninety out of a hundred or nine out of ten. They are synonyms. You can't write "ninety percent out of a hundred."
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Ninty percent chances out of hundred are.

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    You can write ninety percent, ninety out of a hundred or nine out of ten. They are synonyms. You can't write "ninety percent out of a hundred."
    "It's ninety percent out of a hundred certain that you will die."

    Please check.

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    Re: Ninty percent chances out of hundred are.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Yes.
    Sorry.

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    Re: Ninty percent chances out of hundred are.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    "It's ninety percent out of a hundred certain that you will die."

    Please check.
    No. "Ninety per cent" means "ninety out of a hundred". Your version equates to "ninety out of a hundred out of a hundred". Just use "It's ninety percent certain that you will die". However, as Piscean already pointed out, it's "100% certain that you will die". Everybody dies.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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