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    "he was really more of a fling"

    I could not understand exactly here, what "of" adds to the meaning?
    Is this the same for example: more than a fling

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    Re: "he was really more of a fling"

    more like a fling...than anything else..
    Another example: The movie was more of a bore than IŽd expected!


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    Re: "he was really more of a fling"

    thx so much

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    Re: "he was really more of a fling"

    Quote Originally Posted by tasdibek View Post
    I could not understand exactly here, what "of" adds to the meaning?
    Is this the same for example: more than a fling
    He was not a real boyfriend, he was more of/like a fling.

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