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  1. Senior Member
    Student or Learner
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    #1

    strong or stronger

    Dear Sir,

    Over time, I became more mature and strong.
    Over time, I became more mature and stronger.

    Which one above is more natural? I think "stronger" is more common than "more strong".

    Thanks!

    Jason

  2. Senior Member
    Interested in Language
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    #2

    Re: strong or stronger

    "Over time, I became stronger and more mature."
    NOT A TEACHER. Translator and editor, and I hold a TESOL certificate. Native speaker of American English (West Coast)

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    Senior Member
    English Teacher
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    #3

    Re: strong or stronger

    I like Bubbha's suggestion very much. You might also consider:

    As time went on, I grew in strength and maturity.

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