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    The more

    Hi guys,

    How to use "The more...the more" correctly? Like "The more you work the more better you get", "The more taller you get, the more hansome you become or look", have I written them right, what is the trick to use thsi phrase correctly?

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    Re: The more

    Neither of yours is correct.

    The more you work, the better you get. ("More better" is incorrect.)
    The taller you get, the more handsome you become. ("More taller" is incorrect.)

    Remember that we do not put "more" or "less" before a comparative or a superlative.

    You could use "The harder you work, the better you get".

    To use "more/more", you would need something like "The more you tell bad jokes, the more annoying you become" or "The more I see of his work, the more I dislike it".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.


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