## the amount is less or lower by ___ US dollars

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Which of the following below is idiomatic.The comparison between sums in dollars is clear from the other sentences in this context. I think, this is not important to post the other sentences here.

The amount is less by 1,000 US dollars;

The amount is lower by 1,000 US dollars

5They're both "acceptable", but far more common would be *"The amount is 1,000 USD less"*. – FumbleFingers Reinstate Monica – 2014-12-01T12:32:39.953

3or, The difference is 1,000 USD, if the context already makes it clear which of the two numbers is lower. – J.R. – 2014-12-01T13:35:13.810

The amount is $1,000 USD less. The amount is$1,000 USD lower.