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    do more of what makes you happy.

    Hi teachers,

    Shouldn't it be "Do more what makes you happy."? Click image for larger version. 

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    Re: do more of what makes you happy.

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    Nope. You need the 'of' since you have 'more' and a pronoun (what). However, it would be fine if you dropped 'more of'. In fact, "Do what(ever) makes you happy" sounds better to me.
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    Re: do more of what makes you happy.

    No. You can "do less of something", "do the right amount of something" or "do more of something". Note, though, that when you specify the "something" or the "whatever", then you lose the "of".

    Do less of what[ever] makes you sad.
    Do more of what[ever] makes you happy.

    Do less crying.
    Do more dancing.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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