nature

English translation: [minor damage]

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English term or phrase:nature
Selected answer:[minor damage]
Entered by: Phong Le

11:19 Feb 17, 2016
English language (monolingual) [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Electronics / Elect Eng
English term or phrase: nature
"the consequences of a strike to the sides of a building may result in damage of a minor nature"

on page 780-15 of
https://www.nfpa.org/assets/files/AboutTheCodes/780/780-A200...

in 4.11.3.1 of
https://www.scribd.com/doc/100796478/28/EXAMPLES-OF-LIGHTNIN...

on pgae 49 of
http://grouper.ieee.org/groups/scc18/NFPA_70_NEC/NFPA_70_NEC...
Phong Le
Vietnam
Local time: 21:40
[minor damage]
Explanation:
The word "nature" is superfluous here. You can just say "minor damage"

HTH :o)

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Note added at 6 mins (2016-02-17 11:26:12 GMT)
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Loads of examples on the web, e.e.g, http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/jul/28/brief-house-...
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Chris Ellison
Spain
Local time: 15:40
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



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5 +8[minor damage]
Chris Ellison


  

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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +8
[minor damage]


Explanation:
The word "nature" is superfluous here. You can just say "minor damage"

HTH :o)

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Note added at 6 mins (2016-02-17 11:26:12 GMT)
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Loads of examples on the web, e.e.g, http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/jul/28/brief-house-...

Chris Ellison
Spain
Local time: 15:40
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Jack Doughty
3 mins
  -> Cheers, Jack. :o)

agree  Charles Davis: If you had to replace it with another word you might use "kind" or "type".
11 mins
  -> Thanks. :o)

agree  Armorel Young: ... or "sort" - but "minor damage" is the way to go.
1 hr
  -> Thanks. :o)

agree  Veronika McLaren
2 hrs
  -> Thanks. :o)

agree  Yasutomo Kanazawa
2 hrs
  -> Thanks. :o)

agree  Tony M: 'damage that is only minor'
4 hrs
  -> Thanks. :o)

agree  Jessica Burlacu
16 hrs
  -> Thanks.

agree  acetran
4 days
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