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    The housing market in London

    I am wondering if my sentences sound correct. Would you please correct my mistakes?

    1. The housing market in London is the most expensive than ever.
    2. The opportunities for education are the greatest than ever.

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    Re: The housing market in London

    Remove than from both sentences and they'll be correct.
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    Re: The housing market in London

    I think 'more expensive/greater than ever' without 'the' is also correct.
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    Re: The housing market in London

    They are. However, something like house prices are higher than ever/then they have ever been would work better for me.

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    Re: The housing market in London

    Can you say that the housing market is expensive or cheap?

    I thought the adjective "expensive" is normally used to describe housing, houses or house prices.
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    Re: The housing market in London

    Simply omit 'market' after 'housing'.
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    Re: The housing market in London

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    Can you say that the housing market is expensive or cheap?

    I thought the adjective "expensive" is normally used to describe housing, houses or house prices.
    Strictly speaking, you're right. The market isn't expensive; the houses that change hands are. However, anyone would understand the original phrase.
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