Sasha
How to express it in a good way? Hello! In total, countries spent 30,7 mln euros on coffee, while the UK alone spent 20 mln euros. I want to say something like the UK’s expenditure was almost 2 times higher than the total amount of money spent in all five countries. Could you help me do it properly at the end of the sentence below? “Overall, the Fairtrade-labelled coffee consumption increased sharply in nearly all five countries, especially in the UK and Switzerland, the former boasted a thirteen times increase over the course of 6 years, which accounted for almost double amount of money spent in comparison to the total expenditure in all five countries.” Thank you! The table with data https://ibb.co/SczT81K or http://i.piccy.info/i9/ed21b38ba7cabfba4c263bdbda135ce2/1572116554/132273/1343167/Fairtrade_English.jpg
Oct 26, 2019 3:41 PM
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“Overall, Fairtrade-labelled coffee consumption increased sharply in nearly all five countries, especially in the UK and Switzerland. In fact, the former boasted a thirteen fold increase over the course of 6 years, which resulted in a UK expenditure almost double that of the next 4 countries combined."
October 26, 2019
A typical was to express the idea that one person or entity does as much or more than multiple persons is to use the word “combined.” I would suggest: “, and spent almost double the amount spent by the other five countries combined.”
October 26, 2019
Was the UK one of the five? Then the other FOUR countries combined. Sorry if it isn't the case. I can't use your link on the tablet :(
October 26, 2019
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