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English translation: Both possible, but needs a currency symbol!

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11:14 Sep 4, 2006
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English term or phrase: sell - preposition
the company sold 10,000 wrist watches at / for 1,000 plus each last year.

or both possible. Thanks in advance.
Lakasa Stnorden
Local time: 22:14
English translation:Both possible, but needs a currency symbol!
Explanation:
I would probably put "at $1000 or more" and omit "each". It's clear they didn't sell 10,000 watches for a total of $1000 (or pounds or anything)!
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David Knowles
Local time: 02:14
Grading comment
Thanks once again
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +5Both possible, but needs a currency symbol!
David Knowles


  

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Both possible, but needs a currency symbol!


Explanation:
I would probably put "at $1000 or more" and omit "each". It's clear they didn't sell 10,000 watches for a total of $1000 (or pounds or anything)!

David Knowles
Local time: 02:14
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 40
Grading comment
Thanks once again

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Angela Dickson
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agree  Mwananchi
9 mins

agree  Jack Doughty
9 mins

agree  Marian Greenfield
26 mins

agree  xxxAlfa Trans
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