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robjen
Posted: Wednesday, January 22, 2020 2:30:18 AM
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I have written down some sentences below.

(1a) My uncle and I are both engineers. However, he is more successful and more competent than I. (my version)

(1b) My uncle and I are both engineers. However, he is more successful and competent than I. (my friends' version)

(2a) If I gain more experience and more knowledge, I will become a more successful and more competent lawyer. (my version)

(2b) If I gain more experience and knowledge, I will become a more successful and competent lawyer. (my friends' version)

I am using "more" more times than my friends. I am not sure who is correct. Please help me. Thank you very much for your time and help.
Kampong
Posted: Wednesday, January 22, 2020 3:17:23 AM
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Location: Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
There is one rule: KISS
It stands for Keep It Simple Stupid
so your friend is right
Avoid repeating more- unless you really want to drive the nail in
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