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Grammar detail: noun + ほど

noun + ほど - the more ~ the more ~; as ~ as~
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noun
+
ほど
means
the more ~ the more ~
or
as ~ as~
This construction can be thought of as an abbreviation of
noun
+
であればあるほど
かのじょ
彼女
がいけん
外見
ほど
わか
ない
She is not as young as she looks.
かしこ
ひと
ほど
けんきょ
謙虚

The wiser a person, the more humble he is.
この
ほん
あの
ほん
ほど
おも
くない

This book isn't as heavy as that book.
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Kanji used in this grammar

ヒ   かれ he   
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ジョ   ニョ   ニョウ   woman; female   おんな woman   め woman   
ガイ   ゲ   そと outside   ほか other   はず to remove, mislead   はずれる to come off, to miss   
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ケン   み to see   みえる to be seen; to appear   みせる to show   
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ジャク   ニャク   わか young   もしくは or   
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ケン   かしこ wise   
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ジン   ニン   ひと person   
ケン    self-effacing   
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キョ   コ    void   
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ホン   book   もと origin   
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ジュウ   チョウ   おも heavy   かさなる to be piled up   かさねる to pile up   え -fold, -ply   
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