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    Of the one hundred thousand tons of beef imported last year

    Hello.

    Would you please check the sentence below?

    "Of the one hundred thousand tons of beef imported last year, sixty thousand tons were imported by the private sector in the first eight months."
    Last edited by majid72; 02-Jan-2017 at 12:48.

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    Re: Of the one hundred thousand tons of beef imported last year

    It's okay, but consider omitting the second "thousand."

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    Re: Of the one hundred thousand tons of beef imported last year

    I think Teechar may have meant the repetition of tons, rather than thousand.

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    Re: Of the one hundred thousand tons of beef imported last year

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    I think Teechar may have meant the repetition of tons, rather than thousand.
    I did, indeed.

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    Re: Of the one hundred thousand tons of beef imported last year

    Screen-blindness hits us all, besides fat-finger problems.

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