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    jacob123 is offline Member
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    Post as much more delicate than ether as

    Is the author using the construction of "as...as"?

    There may be other fine essences which are as much more delicate than ether as ether is when compared with air.

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    Re: as much more delicate than ether as

    No. The text says as much as.
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    Re: as much more delicate than ether as

    I had to read the line three times before I worked out exactly what he was trying to say.
    Retired magazine editor and native British English speaker - not a teacher

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