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Belhda
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Hello,
I'd like to know if the following sentence is correct.
"Children breathing rate is twice as much as adults'."
 one year ago
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Belhda Group Title
Hello, I'd like to know if the following sentence is correct. "Children breathing rate is twice as much as adults'."
 one year ago
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uri Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Looks wrong to me.
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uri Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I think it should be *Children breathing rate is twice more than adults.*
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e.mccormick Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
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
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Belhda Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
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' " ?
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e.mccormick Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
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.
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Belhda Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thank you so much!
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