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May I ask if there is any difference in the meaning of the below two example prepositional phrases? Are they both grammatical? Thanks!

This apartment has drawn far more purchase orders, with its price lowered.
This apartment has drawn far more purchase orders, with its price being lowered.

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You'd say "with its price lowered," but you wouldn't need a comma before "with." Also, I'm questioning your use of the word "apartment," like maybe you mean "department"? I don't know. An "apartment" is real estate. You can't have a "purchase order" for real estate. In real estate, the term is "purchase agreement" because purchasing real estate can't simply be ordered by the purchaser as it requires a signed agreement by both parties, meaning the seller must voluntarily sign an agreement to sell.

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  • Thanks @Billy! But how about "with its price being lowered." Is this also grammatical and is there any difference between the connotations of the versions with and without "being"? Thank you! – Jane Sep 22 '19 at 0:50

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