English version

be more of something than something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe more of something than somethingbe more of something than somethingto be one thing rather than another It was more of a holiday than a training exercise. more
Examples from the Corpus
be more of something than somethingThe role of the computer analysts may be more of facilitator than designer, helping to realise the users' wishes.Inside, the piers were massive and there were more of them than in examples further west.The boundaries of the study area are more of convenience than purely zoogeographical, because of the paucity of material from certain regions.To my eyes there was more of strength than refinement in the face ...There are more of them than there are of us.Soon there will be more of us than there are of you.There were more of them than there used to be, he was sure of it.There was more of everything than there were people.
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