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Offline navi

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more a guru than...
« on: October 18, 2013, 12:02:52 pm »
Which are correct:
1-Todd was more of a guru than of a professor.
2-Todd was more of a guru than a professor.
3-Todd was more a guru than a professor.
4-Todd was more guru than professor.

5-They were more guru than professor.

6-They were more gurus than professors.

Gratefully,
Navi.
« Last Edit: October 18, 2013, 12:06:10 pm by navi »

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Re: more a guru than...
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2013, 03:00:09 pm »
My instant reaction was that number 2, 4, and 6 are correct.

On further reflection, I would accept 1 and 3 also.

5, however, still sounds awkward.
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Re: more a guru than...
« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2013, 03:45:43 pm »
Not #1 but #5 is OK with me. Don't like #6: each one of them was singular so guru/professor rings true.
« Last Edit: October 18, 2013, 03:47:48 pm by admin »
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