of 40 million pounds to the total amount of 200 million pounds

English translation: by 40 million pounds

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English term or phrase:of 40 million pounds to the total amount of 200 million pounds
Selected answer:by 40 million pounds
Entered by: Anthony Indra

03:43 Feb 8, 2005
English language (monolingual) [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mining & Minerals / Gems / grammar
English term or phrase: of 40 million pounds to the total amount of 200 million pounds
Are the words: "...of 40 million pounds to the total amount of 200 million pounds of metal" grammatically correct?

Full sentence:
We hereby would like to propose a request to increase the production capacity of COIN of 40 million pounds to the total amount of 200 million pounds of metal

The true meaning: COIN would increase its production capacity. The increment number is 40 million pounds, to make the total/final amount of 200 million pounds.

Thanks!
Anthony Indra
Indonesia
Local time: 11:50
by 40 million pounds
Explanation:
If the increment number is 40 million pounds, I believe the correct preposition should be "by".
Selected response from:

Maria Nicholas (X)
Local time: 23:50
Grading comment
Thanks for y'all!
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Maria Nicholas (X)


  

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by 40 million pounds


Explanation:
If the increment number is 40 million pounds, I believe the correct preposition should be "by".

Maria Nicholas (X)
Local time: 23:50
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GreekGreek
Grading comment
Thanks for y'all!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  RogerGerEng (X)
1 min
  -> Thank you!

agree  Tsogt Gombosuren
8 mins
  -> Thank you!

agree  RHELLER: increase capacity by 40 to reach the total of
19 mins
  -> Thank you!

agree  Will Matter
56 mins
  -> Thank you!

agree  Vicky Papaprodromou
6 hrs
  -> Thanks Vicky! :)
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