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    the more

    Dear teachers,
    Could you please check whether the following structures are correct or incorrect?
    "The more you eat, the fatter you gets/will be."
    "The more you wear makeup, the more gorgous you look/will look."

    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: the more

    Quote Originally Posted by kite View Post
    Dear teachers,
    Could you please check whether the following structures are correct or incorrect?
    "The more you eat, the fatter you get(s)/will be."
    "The more you wear makeup, the more gorgeous you look/will look."

    Thanks.
    Remove the "s" and spell "gorgeous" correctly and they are possible.

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    #3

    Re: the more

    "The more makeup you wear, the more gorgeous you look/will look."
    "makeup" is put before "you", is it correct?

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    #4

    Re: the more

    The more make-up you wear = the greater the quantity you put on
    The more you wear make-up = the more time and experience you have in wearing it

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    #5

    Re: the more

    The more you wear make-up = the more often you wear make-up
    Correct?

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    #6

    Re: the more

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    The more you wear make-up = the more often you wear make-up
    Correct?
    Yes.

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    #7

    Re: the more

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    The more you wear make-up = the more often you wear make-up
    Correct?
    Not in the sense of wearing it two or more times a week, but in the sense that you'll gain knowledge and get better at putting it on in this context IMO.

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    #8

    Re: the more

    "The more often you make up, the more adept you become and thus the more gorgeous you look."
    Do you mean that?

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