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The context is a sales ad:

(--- amazon.com/Plastic-Prince-Contractor-32-Inch-48-Inch/dp/B0058J2XEY)
"Plastic Prince - Heavy Duty 42 Gallon Contractor Bags - 3 Mil - 32-Inch by 48-Inch - Sold As 20 Bags Per Box."

Is "sold as 20 bags per box" okay English? Should it have been "sold as boxes of 20 bags" or "sold as 20-bag boxes"?
 

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The context is a sales ad:

(--- amazon.com/Plastic-Prince-Contractor-32-Inch-48-Inch/dp/B0058J2XEY)
"Plastic Prince - Heavy Duty 42 Gallon Contractor Bags - 3 Mil - 32-Inch by 48-Inch - Sold As 20 Bags Per Box."

Is "sold as 20 bags per box" okay English? Should it have been "sold as boxes of 20 bags" or "sold as 20-bag boxes"?
It's OK.
 

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So, this would be okay too:

"The coffee is sold as four bottles per box"
"The jam is sold as six jars per box"
 

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Yes.

As long as it's clear what the buyer is going to receive, we don't worry too much about grammar when advertising on websites.
 

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Yes.
As long as it's clear what the buyer is going to receive, we don't worry too much about grammar when advertising on websites.
But in academic writing, these are then not acceptable?

"The coffee is sold as four bottles per box"
"The jam is sold as six jars per box"
 

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Thread closed, clone of banned user.
 
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