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Which is correct? "All the more hard" or "all the more harder"?
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anonymous Which is correct? "All the more hard" or "all the more harder"?

My guess is that almost all English speakers say "All the harder".

CJ

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So they're both incorrect? is that what you mean? Just for some context what I'm trying to say is "My job is all the more difficult because xxxx".

'all the more difficult' means 'all the harder'.

Thank you. I know that, but I also want to know if the other versions are incorrect as such. Are you able to tell me, please
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anonymousI also want to know if the other versions are incorrect as such.

Yes, they are incorrect.

CJ

thank you. Now I'm wondering why you can't simply replace "difficult" with "hard" in "all the more difficult".

anonymous

thank you. Now I'm wondering why you can't simply replace "difficult" with "hard" in "all the more difficult".

"hard" has one syllable. "difficult" has three.

One-syllable adjectives add -er. Those with more syllables place "more" before the adjective (with some exceptions).

CJ

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