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17 Feb 2013 —  Amount of

 

How would you improve this sentence?

There was an incredible amount of windows that broke as a result of the meteor's shockwave.

There was an incredible amount of windows that broke as a result of the meteor's shock wave.

 

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There were an incredible amount of windows that broke as a result of the meteor's shock wave.

 

2.

Change amount of to number of.

There was an incredible number of windows that broke as a result of the meteor's shock wave.

3.

Change windows to glass

There was an incredible amount of glass that broke as a result of the meteor's shock wave.

4.

Change meteor's shock wave to shock wave of the meteor

There was an incredible number of windows that broke as a result of the shock wave of the meteor.

 

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