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Topic: One in
Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019 4:13:00 PM
Are you sure about the second one?

For every three women there is one man.

I think it means one fourth is men and three fourths are women, 4:1, based on what you said about #1 and #3.

Ite, maledicti, in ignem aeternum!
Topic: One in
Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019 1:58:05 PM
Are the following the same in meaning?

1 in 3 of the group is male.
There are three women for every man in the group.

The ratio of women to men is three to one.

Ite, maledicti, in ignem aeternum!
Topic: men women
Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019 1:54:08 PM
Thank you very much.

There are 12 people in a group. Nine of them want to go university, three of them don't. Is the following natural?

The proportion of those who want to go to university to those who don't is three to one.

Ite, maledicti, in ignem aeternum!
Topic: Sentence 2
Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019 1:42:08 PM
Thank you.

What about the following?

He used the explosives in his briefcase to force... .

Ite, maledicti, in ignem aeternum!
Topic: men women
Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019 12:31:26 PM
There are 12 people in a group, 9 women and 3 men.

Is it correct to say that "the proportion of men to women is one to three"?

Ite, maledicti, in ignem aeternum!
Topic: Sentence 2
Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019 12:05:02 PM
He used his briefcase of some explosives to force the officials to meet his demands.

What's wrong with the highlighted part, please? And how can it be improved?



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Topic: Sentence 1
Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019 12:02:15 PM
I see.

Thanks a lot.

Ite, maledicti, in ignem aeternum!
Topic: Report
Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019 11:57:57 AM
Thank you very much.

Is respectively fit in the following, after your revision?

On average, Chinese visitors, above all the other tourists, spent a total of eight out of twelve hours reading, devoting the other four hours to the beach (three hours) and visiting places (one hour), respectively.


The original wording was as follows.

On average, Chinese visitors, above all the other tourists, spent a total of eight out of twelve hours reading, devoting the other four hours to the beach and visiting places, three and one hours respectively.

Ite, maledicti, in ignem aeternum!
Topic: Sentence 1
Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019 11:36:36 AM
Some criminals get away with their crime. Dan Cooper is said to be one of them, who has become a legend among some people.

What's wrong with the highlighted part, please?

Ite, maledicti, in ignem aeternum!
Topic: My writing5
Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019 11:26:55 AM
No, it's not assignment. None of the writings I post here are assignment, as I finished my English classes years ago. I'm writing this as a summary example of a text. I'm going to help someone how to write a summary, but I don't want to teach bad English in the interim.

Thanks anyway. I'll try to post the problem areas in separate threads.

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