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Hello all,

as always, I would be very grateful for your help Emotion: smile Does the following sentence sound okay to you:

"My irritableness increases proportionally with lack of sleep."

I'm unsure whether it's "increases proportionally with" or "increases proportionally to", and also whether it should be "with a lack of sleep".

Thanks in advance,

wuthanya
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Hi,

as always, I would be very grateful for your help Emotion: smile Does the following sentence sound okay to you:

"My irritableness increases proportionally with lack of sleep."

I'm unsure whether it's "increases proportionally with" or "increases proportionally to",

'To' sounds better to me. A quick Google search suggests 'to' is mor than twice as common.

and also whether it should be "with a lack of sleep". I would say '. . . my irritableness . . . . my lack of sleep'.

Clive
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Thanks for the reply! Emotion: smile So I could say

"My irritableness increases proportionally to my lack of sleep"

when I'm not referring to a specific situation, but when I talk about my irritableness in general?