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    #1

    10 times better/10 times as good as

    Hello everyone,
    Is N2 wrong?
    1. The weather here is 10 times better than in England.
    2. The weather here is 10 times as good as in England.
    Thank you.

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    Re: 10 times better/10 times as good as

    Certainly not. There are those who would say 1 is, but I gather it's widely used in some parts of the world. If in the UK, use 2.

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    Re: 10 times better/10 times as good as

    They're both grammatically acceptable, but how on earth can weather in one place be 10 times better than or as good as it is somewhere else?

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