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    angelene001 is offline Member
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    Default I like it most or the most?

    I was sure that both versions are correct:
    1. I like it most
    or full version:
    I like it most of all
    2. I like it the most

    But a teacher has corrected 'I like it the most' crossing out 'the'. Was he right?

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    Default Re: I like it most or the most?

    "I like it the most" is commonly used in colloquial BrE.
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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    Default Re: I like it most or the most?

    Quote Originally Posted by Grumpy View Post
    "I like it the most" is commonly used in colloquial BrE.
    So I can use it in an informal letter to a friend.
    'The last point of the evening was the presentation about food which people liked the most"
    Is there any possible explanation for marking 'the' as a mistake?

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    Default Re: I like it most or the most?

    Quote Originally Posted by angelene001 View Post
    So I can use it in an informal letter to a friend.
    'The last point of the evening was the presentation about food which people liked the most"
    Is there any possible explanation for marking 'the' as a mistake?
    Your sentence is fine with "the most".

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