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Thread: The more

    • Join Date: Mar 2008
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    The more

    The more a depositer has to deposit, the more catious you have to be.

    I found this sentence in a book and i know it's grammaticaly correct but How is it?

    the more in the first senence what is it adverb or adjective?or what

    I thougt it was adjctive but i guess it's not.

    examples plz:)

    Thanks in advance

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    Re: The more

    It's an adjective. The full sentence would be:

    The more money a depositer has to deposit, the more cautious you have to be.

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    Re: The more

    But if you omit money, then "The more..." is an abstract noun, in my view, as it is being used as a subject. The more I think about it, the more I'm sure of it.


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