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Belhda

  • 2 years ago

Hello, I'd like to know if the following sentence is correct. "Children breathing rate is twice as much as adults'."

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  1. uri
    • 2 years ago
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    Looks wrong to me.

  2. uri
    • 2 years ago
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    I think it should be *Children breathing rate is twice more than adults.*

  3. e.mccormick
    • 2 years ago
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    You have a breathing rate of something. That is a posessive. On top of that, the something is plural. Therefore you need the plural possessive. http://www.meredith.edu/grammar/plural.htm

  4. Belhda
    • 2 years ago
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    Thank you for your answer, but I still can't get it. What I mean is that breathing rate of children is the double of the rate of adults breathing rate. Would it be right :to say, " children's breathing rate is twice as much as adults' " ?

  5. e.mccormick
    • 2 years ago
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    Yes. "Children's breathing rate is twice as much as adults'." "A child's breathing rate is twice as much as an adult's." "Children's breathing rate is twice that of adults'." And so on.

  6. Belhda
    • 2 years ago
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    Thank you so much!

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