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What's meant by "as" in the sentence below? Is it a mistake or typo? English culture was revitalized not so much directly by the classics as by contemporary Europeans under the influence of the classics;
11 giu 2015 06:59
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It's not a typo: "not so... as" means "less... than"
11 giugno 2015
It was revitalised MORE by contemporary Europeans THAN by the classics.
11 giugno 2015
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