this is not a comparison

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this is not a comparison so how can it be incomplete

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Frost writes in the vernacular, varying the feet to keep the verse in a more natural speech pattern.
asked May 29 '11 at 05:12 sandra stone New member

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Sandra, 

 

The natural question here is: "Verse more natural than what?"  And, in such a case, it becomes clear that 'more natural' is an incomplete comparison.  If you are not comparing, you can simply omit 'more' in order to make the sentence clear.

link comment answered Jun 11 '11 at 21:47 Kimberly Expert

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