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    #1

    the more

    Which of these sentence is correct?

    Basically, the more we are the easier it is for me to organize the session.
    Basically, the more we are the easier it will be for me to organize the session.

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    #2

    Re: the more

    No. "The more we are" doesn't make any sense.

    The more I eat, the fatter I get.
    The more you talk, the more I want to scream.
    The more you study, the easier it will be for you to pass the exam.

    Did you mean "The more people there are, the easier it is/will be for me to organise the session"?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: the more

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    No. "The more we are" doesn't make any sense. ....Did you mean "The more people there are, the easier it is/will be for me to organise the session"?
    Hi.

    In such case, is it incorrect to use the pronoun to refer to the whole of people involved in the situation or action when the speaking subject takes part in it?

    The more people we are... (ż?)
    José Manuel Rosón Bravo

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    #4

    Re: the more

    "The more people we are" or "The more participants we are" work if the speaker is including himself/herself in the "we". They're both better than "The more we are", in my opinion.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: the more

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    "The more people we are" or "The more participants we are" work if the speaker is including himself/herself in the "we". They're both better than "The more we are", in my opinion.
    With the pronoun "we", the speaker is obviously in the formula.

    And there is a clear difference between making no sense and not being the best option.

    Is it correct or not?
    José Manuel Rosón Bravo

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    #6

    Re: the more

    The more we are, the easier it is .... - We are more, so it is easier...
    There more people there are, the easier it is... - There are more people, so it is easier...

    Which one makes sense?

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    #7

    Re: the more

    I think the one below makes sense.
    'The more people there are, the easier it is...'── If there are more people, it will be easier...'

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    #8

    Re: the more

    Hello,

    This is a common error when speaking about how many people there are in a group. So, "the more we are" should be "the more of us there are".
    example : There are ten of us on the team.

    A teacher

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    #9

    Re: the more

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    I think the one below makes sense.
    'The more people there are, the easier it is...'── If there are more people, it will be easier...'

    Not a teacher.
    If you look at post #2, you will see that I already suggested "The more people there are, the easier it is ...".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #10

    Re: the more

    I already read your post#2 before writing my post#7.
    My point is that your suggestion means ' If there are more people, it will be easier...' instead of 'There are more people, so it is easier...', which was written by tedmc in his post#6.
    Am I right or wrong? Not a teacher.

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