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    anyone who gives you credit for being.

    You really are smarter than anyone who gives you credit for being.
    What does anyone who gives you credit for being mean in the above sentence?
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    Re: anyone who gives you credit for being.

    Quote Originally Posted by sitifan View Post
    You really are smarter than anyone who gives you credit for being.
    What does anyone who gives you credit for being mean in the above sentence?
    As written, it's not correct. You could either remove the "who" and the "being", or add "smart" at the end.
    Try those and see if you can make sense of it. I assume you have looked up "to give credit for".

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    Re: anyone who gives you credit for being.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    As written, it's not correct. You could either remove the "who" and the "being", or add "smart" at the end.
    Try those and see if you can make sense of it. I assume you have looked up "to give credit for".
    You really are smarter than anyone who gives you credit for being. ?????

    You really are smarter than anyone who gives you credit for being smart.

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    Re: anyone who gives you credit for being.

    Quote Originally Posted by sitifan View Post
    You really are smarter than anyone who gives you credit for being. ?????

    Yes.
    "You are smarter than anyone gives you credit for."
    This means that even though people (or some people) give you credit for being smart, you are actually even smarter than they recognise.


    You really are smarter than anyone who gives you credit for being smart.

    This means that some people give you credit for being smart. You are smarter than those people.
    See above.

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