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Hello,


As the sentence says,

The more information you gather about the plan, the easier it will be for you to make a decision.


Is it OK to say "The more information about the plan you gather,..."?


Thank you so much!!

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(1) The more information you gather about the plan, the easier it will be for you to make a decision.

(2) The more information about the plan you gather, the easier it will be for you to make a decision.


Yes, they are both fine. Putting the preposition phrase "about the plan" before the verb, as in (2), is called 'preposing'.

Incidentally, examples like these are called a 'correlative comparative construction'.




PaulM

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Thank you, Paul!

Does the part "The more information about the plan..." look "heavy" in the front of the first clause, so "The more information you gather about the plan" look better?

Thank you!

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(1) The more information you gather about the plan, the easier it will be for you to make a decision.

(2) The more information about the plan you gather, the easier it will be for you to make a decision.




There's really do difference, but I slightly prefer (1).



PaulM