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    commoner/ more common, narrower/more narrow

    Hello,

    I seek explanation as to why both forms are correct; commoner/ more common, narrower/more narrow.

    Thank you.

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    Re: commoner/ more common, narrower/more narrow

    Welcome to the forums.

    We're more used to being asked why things are wrong rather than why they are right.

    'Common' and 'narrow' are just two of the many two-syllable adjectives with two forms of the comparative and superlative.

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