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Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceWords & Wordplay · 8 months ago

is "freer" or "more free" correct?

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  • Mark
    Lv 7
    8 months ago
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    "Freer".  In English, if an adjective is two or less syllables, its use -er and -est  (free, freer, freest; happy, happier, happiest)  If it's MORE than two syllables, then is "more [xxx] and most [xxx] (charitable, more charitable, most charitable).

  • RP
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    More free is correct. Freer may seem possible as a construction (that is, as in free, freer, and freest), but it is awkward and seldom used in regular writing and conversation.

  • 8 months ago

    Yes...........................

  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    Linke True, Free is an absolute. You may have greater or lesser degrees of freedom.

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    Free is an absolute term, there's no quantifier for it.  Something is free or it's not free.  It's like being pregnant, you are or you aren't.  You aren't 'slightly' pregnant.

  • Peter
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    In real terms, neither. Something or someone is either free, or they are not. Same with dead, if you are dead, you are dead, you can't be deader, or more dead, it's an absolute.

  • 8 months ago

    Yes...…………………...

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