mobility difficulties

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juliamay2

Senior Member
Greek
Can the word "mobility" be used literally as in the following sentence?

"People while getting older are faced with a difficulty in mobility." (or is it better:mobility difficulties?)
 
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    Senior Member
    American English
    A quick Google check shows that "difficulty in mobility" is certainly used, but it's usually in a medical context. If your sentence is for a broader readership, you might try something like, "As people age, they're faced with problems in getting around."
     

    Parla

    Member Emeritus
    English - US
    The statement's contrary to fact, fortunately; some people who are aging have difficulty in mobility, certainly not all or even most.
     
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