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    #1

    "The longer the sentence is, the more difficult it (is)"

    Can I say "The longer the sentence is, the more difficult it (is)". I obmitted tobe "is" in the second part.
    Is it right?
    Thanks.

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    Re: "The longer the sentence is, the more difficult it (is)"

    Quote Originally Posted by trueheart_205 View Post
    Can I say "The longer the sentence is, the more difficult it (is)". I obmitted tobe "is" in the second part.
    Is it right?
    Thanks.
    I believe "The longer the sentence, the more difficult it is". Omitting the first "is" sounds better to me.

    Greetings,

    charliedeut
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: "The longer the sentence is, the more difficult it (is)"

    Or, "The longer the sentence is, the more difficult."

    But I prefer charliedeut's version.

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