Hi, would you say the phrase “I feel more smarter” is good English? Isn’t the ‘more’ redundant here?
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I think the phrase “I feel more smarter” is not good english. As I remember smarter is a comparative, so it does not need more.
Would you be so kind as to tell me if this is correct?
I also think that "I feel more smarter’ is not good English and that’s why I wonder why it’s used in this clip (at about 1:12). What is your take on this? youtube.com/watch?v=eQgBfrI_w00[YSaerTTEW443543]
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Hello Mr. Torsten,
First of all, thank you for your answer.
I watched the video, and in my personal opinion, I think they made a mistake, you know many times I watched television not all people of english mother tongue speak good english.
“I feel more smarter” is definitely not good English, but I think it’s being deliberately mis-used in this clip.
I suspect that the writer intends it to be an ironically, humorous depiction of the way a child might incorrectly speak. The ‘joke’ here is the irony that although the character says, “I feel more smarter,” he obviously still has a long way to go!
Irony is one form of typical British humour which I have been led to understand does not always ‘travel well’.