EN: Il y a eu d'importantes hausses

LeMarie

Member
Hello,
I would like to say: Il y a eu d'importantes hausses l'année dernière sur ce produit....but I don't manage to find the right sentence.
présent: There are important increases regarding this product
past: Last year, There were important increase regarding this product...
J'ai l'impression que were n'est pas le bon temps?
Thanks a lot for your help...
 
  • dratuor

    Senior Member
    french - france
    heuu non...

    Here 'important' should be translated by 'major'
    there was major increase...

    To be more natural the sentence should be phrased the other way round.

    What did increase?

    i.e: Sales of this product increased last year...

    If you have more context it can help
     

    LeMarie

    Member
    Thanks Dratuor for your help...
    I've just checked to my dictionary and "significant" is (perhaps) more appropriate for this sentence.
    It's regarding raw materials increases.
     
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