a scale in which

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a scale in which

Post by masonsouth » Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:27 am

A sentence: It was dictated by the expansion of the empire, which had reached a scale in which human displacement had indeed become irreversible.

When we use SCALE, we must use ON

eg They entertain on a large scale.
eg Here was corruption on a grand scale.
eg On a global scale, 77% of energy is created from fossil fuels.
eg We have to evaluate performance on a scale from 1 to 10.
eg How much does it read on the scale?

But does it rule apply in that sentence?

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Re: a scale in which

Post by Alan » Wed May 01, 2013 3:54 am

--> on