"more better" ?

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I saw this phrase 'more better' on the internet but don't know it is whether true or false in grammatically. Please make it clear. Thanks !
 

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I saw this phrase 'more better' on the internet but don't know it is whether true or false in grammatically. Please make it clear. Thanks !

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I guess you are referring to the phrase "the more the better"

Example:

The more you read, the better your vocabulary becomes.

"more better" is incorrect (as far as I know)
 

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No, that phrase is exactly what I saw. You can try googling it. I also suppose it's not true. Thanks!
 

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As far as I know, it is incorrect.

Let us hear from the teachers.
 

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I saw this phrase 'more better' on the internet but don't know it is whether true or false in grammatically. Please make it clear. Thanks !

***** NOT A TEACHER *****

Hello, Geek.

(1) I believe that this is considered "bad" English nowadays.

(a) "better" = more good.

(i) Therefore, the idea of "more" is already in the word "better."

(a) Thus, if you say "more better," it means something like:

more more good.

(2) People learning English should try to avoid adding "more'' to

words like "better," "worse," "faster," etc.

(3) By the way, I hear that many years ago in England some very

good writers would write something like "more better," but nowadays

it is not considered "good" English. As you know, many things on the

Internet are not necessarily correct English.

***** Thank you *****
 

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Another good example of why you shouldn't believe, or use, everything you read on the internet!

As far as I know, "more better" has never been considered correct or good English.

It's a comparative, and you simply can't add "more" to a comparative, because it already means "more + adjective".
 

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Another good example of why you shouldn't believe, or use, everything you read on the internet!

As far as I know, "more better" has never been considered correct or good English.

It's a comparative, and you simply can't add "more" to a comparative, because it already means "more + adjective".

***** NOT A TEACHER *****

Hello, Emsr.

(1) When I wrote "something like ' more better, ' " was once "good"

English, I should have made it clear that I did NOT know if "more better"


was ever used but that "more" + other adjectives were indeed used

that way.

(a) One scholar gives these examples of the "double form":

(i) the most boldest (Shakespeare)
(ii) a more abler man
(iii) his more braver daughter

In any case, speakers should avoid them in modern English.

***** Thank you *****
 

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You can find a lot of incorrect things on the internet- there's no quality control, so seeing something there does not mean it is correct.
 
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