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    Clarify the size of pipe as over a length

    I would be grateful if someone could help to comment my phrase.

    I would like to say " please clarify that the total length of the pipeline is over 40-50 meters, whether 10cm of pipe diameter is a appropoate design for the water system."

    then change the sentence in phrase "10cm of pipe diameter used for the water system to be clarified as the pipeline length over 40-50 meters"


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    Re: Clarify the size of pipe as over a length

    if it´s you trying to make your sentence nmore easy to understand, then you should say: "please make it clear that the total length of the pipeline is above 40-50 meters, and if 10 cm of pipe diameter is the appropriate design for the water system."

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    Re: Clarify the size of pipe as over a length

    Is the pipe length between 40–50 meters acceptable? If so, what does ‘over’ do in ‘over 40-50 meters’? If you mean you would accept the length if it falls within the range, ‘over’ doesn’t mean much here?

    I would say ‘… 10cm DIA (for diameter) pipe …’ or ‘… 10cm Ø (std. drafting symbol for diameter) pipe …’ I prefer to see ‘… pipe diameter of 10cm (nom., I.D.(for Inside Diameter) or O.D.(for Outside Diameter)) is an appropriate size for the design of the water system.’

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    Re: Clarify the size of pipe as over a length

    I would like to say " please clarify that the total length of the pipeline is over 40-50 meters, whether 10cm of pipe diameter is a appropoate design for the water system."

    then change the sentence in phrase "10cm of pipe diameter used for the water system to be clarified as the pipeline length over 40-50 meters"

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    I think he wants to say:

    Please confirm if a 10 cm diameter pipe is adequate to use when the pipeline is 40 - 50 meters in length.

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