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    #1

    240 places in 70 cabins.

    Hello.

    Suppose that you have just listed advantages of travelling on board a given ferry. Now you want to add the final information about the ship.

    Which of the three versions is the most acceptable to you?:

    1. There remain 240 places in 70 cabins for travellers to use.
    2. 240 places in 70 cabins remain/are at travellersí disposal.
    3. Besides, she boasts of 240 places in 70 cabins for travellers to use.


    What do you think of my versions?

    Thank you.



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    Re: Three versions of expressing the same thought

    I wouldn't use the first two because they can imply the other places have been reserved.
    The third is okay, but I would probably say,
    Moreover, you have 240 seats in 70 cabins to choose from.

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    #3

    Re: Three versions of expressing the same thought

    The ship (not ferry which are for short distances) offers accomodation for 240 passengers in 70 cabins of different categories.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Three versions of expressing the same thought

    Some ferries are quite large and have cabins for overnight voyages. I've traveled on two such vessels.
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    #5

    Re: 240 places in 70 cabins.

    I wouldn't use "for travellers to use", or "at the disposal of travellers". If you book a place or a cabin, that place/cabin is no longer at the disposal of others travellers.
    You need something like "to choose from".

    PS: Oh, teechar has already said the last point.

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