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    Financial affairs

    I've got a question. Which is correct?

    We arrange a vast sale for 50% from the cost of the goods....

    or...

    ...sale with 50% from the cost of the goods

    Thanx

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    Does anybody hear me?

    Hel'p! Hel'p!

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    Hopeless :?
    Ehhh...

    Maybe my question is misunderstood....

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    We have organised a massive sale with prices as low as 50% of cost price.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    We have organised a massive sale with prices as low as 50% of cost price.
    As I understand the variant that I offered sounds like so called "NON-ENGLISH"? Is that right? How does that expression sound to the native speaker's ear?

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    Of the two, I'd use the second, but it doesn't sound very natural to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Of the two, I'd use the second, but it doesn't sound very natural to me.
    I hope someday I'll learn how to make expressions more natural-sounding to native speakers. But how... :D

    Anyway, thank you for your support :* :D

    PS: Am I succeeding in "naturalizing" (looking at the sentences above)? :?

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    They're naturalised.

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