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    Default He is more a father

    Please tell the meaning of the following sentence.

    He is more a father.

    A honest man, he started to trade. (I doubt it is correct).

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    Default Re: He is more a father

    Do you have some context for us?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: He is more a father

    It requires more context to make sense- more a father than what/who, etc. On its own, it doesn't mean anything to me.

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    Default Re: He is more a father

    Sir
    Yes. I do not know context. But I think I have gone through this which I do not rememeber now.
    Kindly make any sentence using "is more a father" which makes sense.

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    Default Re: He is more a father

    Quote Originally Posted by Aradhana Mittal View Post
    Sir
    Yes. I do not know context. But I think I have gone through this which I do not rememeber now.
    Kindly make any sentence using "is more a father" which makes sense.
    "He is more a father than a brother to me." That is, even though he is my brother, he acts more like a father to me.

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