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    Grammar Question!!!

    The combination of two lenses makes possible greater magnification
    than can be achieved with a single lens.

    In this sentence, I think 'greater magnification' should be in
    between makes and possible. But I heard I'm wrong.

    Help me, Plz.

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    I think you're right.

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    Re: Grammar Question!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by HelpMe
    The combination of two lenses makes possible greater magnification
    than can be achieved with a single lens.

    In this sentence, I think 'greater magnification' should be in
    between makes and possible. But I heard I'm wrong.

    Help me, Plz.
    In this case, I prefer it with "possible" where it is. It was done to leave "magnification" adjecent to "than" for the purposes of comparison. Senetnces can get confusing if the the camparison strays too far from the original. :wink:

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