In the following quote by Billy Sunday “Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you an automobile.” can anyone pls explain/elaborate the usage and meaning of "any more than".

Thank you.

  • Any: adverb in whatever degree; to some extent; at all: Do you feel any better? - in your case: to any greater degree than
    – mplungjan
    Apr 12, 2013 at 11:39
  • @mplungjan I am interested in the origin of this phrase. Closing it does not give an answer, any more than snide comments do.
    – user126158
    Aug 15, 2016 at 18:05
  • What snide remarks are you referring to??? And it was closed 3 years ago with a according to me helpful comment.
    – mplungjan
    Aug 15, 2016 at 18:10


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