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    how to understand the word "rather"

    "No matter how much manure is used, the plant will not grow taller; rather the length of the wheat head is increased"

    it means the length of the wheat head increase or not?

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    Re: how to understand the word "rather"

    Quote Originally Posted by moonriverluo View Post
    "No matter how much manure is used, the plant will not grow taller; rather the length of the wheat head is increased"

    it means the length of the wheat head increase or not?
    The sentence says it does increase.

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