pollute <air> less

Discussion in 'English Only' started by amin12, Apr 21, 2017 at 6:04 PM.

  1. amin12 Senior Member

    Iran
    Hi,

    Is use of "air" in the following sentence correct grammatically and conceptually? If it is not, kindly suggest ways to make it clearer.

    air less or less air??!!which?
     
  2. Retired-teacher Senior Member

    British English
    "Turbines pollute the air less when . . . " is better.
     
  3. archytas Member

    English (Ireland)
    Hi, amin12.

    Please can you clarify your intended meaning? Do the turbines: i) pollute a lesser volume of air, or; ii) pollute the same volume of air but to a lesser degree?
     
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