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    Outside the bright primary

    Outside the bright primary rainbow, .... much fainter secondary rainbow may be visible.
    1. so
    2. a
    3. since
    4. still

    Do we have "a + much + comparatives?" ( Answer key : No.2! )

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    #2

    Re: Outside the bright primary

    Yes.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: Outside the bright primary

    What does "a much fainter" mean here? ( And what's wrong with No.4 ? )

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    Re: Outside the bright primary

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    What does "a much fainter" mean here? ( And what's wrong with No.4 ? )
    What do you think "still much fainter" would mean?

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    #5

    Re: Outside the bright primary

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    What does "a much fainter" mean here? ( And what's wrong with No.4 ? )
    The primary rainbow is 'bright'. The secondary rainbow is not as bright as the primary rainbow; therefore it is 'much fainter'.

    And what's wrong with No.4?

    Which of your word choices makes the most sense in the sentence?

    ....so much fainter secondary rainbow may be visible.
    .... a much fainter secondary rainbow may be visible.
    .... since much fainter secondary rainbow may be visible.
    .... still much fainter secondary rainbow may be visible.

    The only correct choice is #2.



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    Re: Outside the bright primary

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    ( And what's wrong with No.4 ? )
    It would need an article and the comparison is with a bright rainbow, so still doesn't work. It could work if the first rainbow were faint.

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