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    #1

    criticized more than praised

    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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    Re: criticized more than praised

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    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.
    "What he said about her was more criticism than praise." This would be better.

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    Question Re: criticized more than praised

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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.

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    Re: criticized more than praised

    Quote Originally Posted by ~Mav~ View Post
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    #1) How about, "He criticized her rather than praised her."? This is OK, but it doesn't mean exactly the same as "criticised more than praised".


    #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."? No.

    Thank you for your answer in advance.
    Bhai.

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