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    Will17 is offline Senior Member
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    Wink verb omission

    Hello!

    Can we omit the verb in this case? :

    -The less I work, the less I want to. (Is it necessary to repeat "work" here?).

    Cheers
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    Re: verb omission

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello!

    Can we omit the verb in this case? :

    -The less I work, the less I want to. (Is it necessary to repeat "work" here?).

    Cheers
    W
    No, there's no need to repeat "work".

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