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Proper Usage of Per, a/an


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Per, meaning "for each," occurs mainly in technical or statistical contexts.



Sample Usage

This new engine averages fifty miles per hour.

Americans eat fifty pounds of chicken per person per year.

It is also frequently used in sports commentary: He scored an average of two runs per game

How much do you pay per electricity used.

How many words per minute can an average person type.


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