The question title really says it all. I have Googled the subject but not found the answer!

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    Second version. Just google "In as greater detail as possible” OR “In as great a detail as possible” – mplungjan Aug 1 '14 at 11:49
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    You're better to say "with as much detail as possible". – Fattie Aug 1 '14 at 12:22

You can never use as greater as because greater is a comparative. It is always greater than (or just greater if the comparison subject is omitted or mentioned before).

Therefore, the right construction is the second one: as great as (or, in this case, as great a detail as).


"In as greater detail as possible" is definitely wrong, as @Gorpik explained, but "In as great a detail as possible" also sounds slightly clumsy to me. I'd go with "in as much detail as possible" or maybe "with the greatest possible detail".

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