[Grammar] verb omission

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Will17

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Hello!

Can we omit the verb in this case? :

-The less I work, the less I want to. (Is it necessary to repeat "work" here?).

Cheers
W
 

bhaisahab

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Hello!

Can we omit the verb in this case? :

-The less I work, the less I want to. (Is it necessary to repeat "work" here?).

Cheers
W
No, there's no need to repeat "work".
 
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