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    #1

    comparison

    Which is correct?

    My suit is two and a half times as expensive as yours.
    My suit is two times and a half as expensive as yours.

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    Re: comparison

    The first one is the one most likely to be used.
    There is nothing actually wrong with the second, but, in general, people don't say it like that.

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    #3

    Re: comparison

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    The first one is the one most likely to be used.
    There is nothing actually wrong with the second, but, in general, people don't say it like that.
    Please correct me if it is wrong. I thinkthat it should be :
    My suit is two and half times more expensive than yours.

    not a teacher.


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    Re: comparison

    Quote Originally Posted by moniza View Post
    Please correct me if it is wrong. I thinkthat it should be :
    My suit is two and half times more expensive than yours.

    not a teacher.
    That is also possible.

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