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Scotland has become more prosperous in recent years.
Teenage marriages are more likely to end in divorce.
The storm was more violent than we expected.
Lizzie is obviously a lot more intelligent than the other girls.
Would you speak a little more slowly so I can understand what you’re saying?
No matter what her brother gets, she always wants more.
Ken already earns more than his father ever did.
We’ve had five times more rain than normal for this time of the year.
The merger has created far more problems than it has solved.
People in the UK are spending more than ever on health and fitness.
You should get out more and meet other people.
Reducing the tax on petrol would simply encourage people to use their cars more.
I hope we’ll see more of you when you’ve finished your course.
If you need more paper, there’s some in the drawer.
That’s all I know. I can’t tell you any more.
We’ll have to wait for two more days.
I’m not wasting any more of my money on lottery tickets.
Today there will be sunshine and showers. Tomorrow, more of the same.
There are a few changes to the programme – but more on that later.
We have no more money in the account.
There’s nothing more to say.
No more will prisoners have to suffer the misery of being locked in their cells for 23 hours a day.
No more worries about money now!
No more excuses! If you’re late again, you’re sacked.
More and more people are choosing to spend their holidays abroad.
As the situation grew steadily worse, he became more and more depressed.
We are learning more and more about the effects of radiation on the human body.
The more fruit and vegetables you eat, the less chance you have of getting cancer.
The more I thought about Carrie’s suggestion, the more doubtful I became.
The Whitewater Committee interviewed more than forty witnesses.
There’s not much more than ten minutes left.
He stopped no more than six feet away from the cliff edge.
I’ve warned him more than once not to interfere.
During the past five years, the number of traffic accidents has more than doubled.
‘I don’t understand a word of Greek.’ ‘No more do I,’ said Harry.
I’m glad he lost his job – it’s no more than he deserved.
Valerie failed, but that was no more than we’d expected.
The ancient canal is now little more than a muddy ditch.
The governor treated our protests as nothing more than a minor nuisance.
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