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    If you are talking about a hunk so it means you are talking about a person being musc

    Is it correct to say "If you are talking about a hunk so it means you are talking about a person being muscular than being handsome"?

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    Re: If you are talking about a hunk so it means you are talking about a person being

    What does 'than' mean? Rather than? More than?
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    Re: If you are talking about a hunk so it means you are talking about a person being

    No, it isn't. Try again.
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    Re: If you are talking about a hunk so it means you are talking about a person being

    Beyond that, a "hunk" is someone who is very handsome.
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    Re: If you are talking about a hunk so it means you are talking about a person being

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Is it correct to say "If you are talking about a hunk so it means you are talking about a person being muscular than being handsome"?
    Use constructions like so it means to continue an argument or discussion you have just introduced: Tufguy posted a question about "hunk", so I suppose he has recently seen or heard the word somewhere. You can't use so this way after a statement that begins with if.
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    Re: If you are talking about a hunk so it means you are talking about a person being

    I have the impression that tufguy loves the word "so" after I've read so many posts of his.

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    Re: If you are talking about a hunk so it means you are talking about a person being

    Tufguy, one correct way to construct your statement would be If you are talking about a hunk, it means you are talking about a person being muscular rather than handsome.
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    Re: If you are talking about a hunk so it means you are talking about a person being

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Tufguy, one correct way to construct your statement would be If you are talking about a hunk, it means you are talking about a person being muscular rather than handsome.
    Preferably followed by "Am I correct?"
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: If you are talking about a hunk so it means you are talking about a person being

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Tufguy, one correct way to construct your statement would be If you are talking about a hunk, it means you are talking about a person being muscular rather than handsome.
    There is something happening to my laptop. I typed "Rather than" I don't know how it got deleted. My laptop is acting weird sorry for that mistake.

    But you have used "Being" before rather than shouldn't be you using it before handsome as well.

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    Re: If you are talking about a hunk so it means you are talking about a person being

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post

    But You have used "being" before "rather than". Shouldn't be you using you use it before "handsome" as well?
    No.

    Your laptop really is behaving weirdly. It is capitalising the wrong words, failing to capitalise the right words, using the wrong word order, forgetting punctuation marks ...! What a naughty laptop!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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