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    on that count

    Hello,

    I would be grateful if you could review my interpretation, which are highlighted in red, of the following sentences:

    A) If he's right on that count(regarding that/on that estimate), it would be the latest wrinkle in a long tradition.

    B) On that count(on that charge), he received a concurrent sentence of three years in prison.

    C) At least on that count(regarding that) they are beginning to get players back, not lose them.

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    I am confused about my understanding of 'count' in A and C.
    Could you explain them better?
    Do you think 'on' seems a bit odd in the first sentence and 'about' would be a better choice?

    Thank you for your continuous support.
    Last edited by gurpreetgill4u; 23-Jul-2016 at 06:23. Reason: Found something on the internet that resembles the question I have posted

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    #2

    Re: on that count

    "Regarding that" works for both A and C.

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    Re: on that count

    Quote Originally Posted by gurpreetgill4u View Post
    Do you think 'on' seems a bit odd in the first sentence and 'about' would be a better choice?
    Only on works. On that count is a fixed phrase there, meaning "regarding that".
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    Re: on that count

    Please forgive me, I have not made it clear which 'on' I was talking about. I wanted to know whether 'on' in 'on that estimate' is correct or not.

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    Re: on that count

    That was already commented on. It's "regarding that" and not "on that estimate".

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    Re: on that count

    Do you think I should have used "interpretations rather than "interpretation"?

    Thank you for your valuable time.

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    Re: on that count

    Given that there was more than one example, and that you said "... which are highlighted in red", yes, "interpretations​" should have been used.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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