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Steep

Post by Stevenloan » Sun Sep 15, 2019 3:15 pm

Hi everybody! When I'd like to say that prices are high, which one below sounds more correct?

1. Prices are on the steep side.
2. Prices are steep.


Thanks very much!

StevenLoan
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Post by Erik_Kowal » Sun Sep 15, 2019 3:21 pm

They are both correct. The difference is that 1) softens the apparent degree of steepness in price.
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Re: Steep

Post by Stevenloan » Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:16 am

Erik : Thanks a lot for your answer.

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