Which are correct:
1-He criticized more than praised her.
2-He criticized more than praise her.
3-He criticized more than praising her.
4-More than praising her, he criticized her.
5-More than praise her, he criticized her.
Meaning: What he said was more criticism than praise.
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#1) How about, "He criticized her rather than praised her."?
#2) As for this sentence, "What he said about her was more criticism than praise.", wouldn't it read better rewritten like that, "What he said about her was more of a criticism than (a ) praise."?
Thank you for your answer in advance.