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Is there any case where the phrase "all the more" can be in the begining of the sentence? If so, can anyone give some examples?

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    A: Do you want another slice of pie? B: No thanks, I've had enough. A: All the more for us then! But I don't think it's logically possible to start a conversation with those words, since they must refer back to some previously-mentioned context. – FumbleFingers Sep 6 '18 at 13:47
  • With inversion, it's possible, especially in Christian settings. 'All the more will I praise you, O Lord.' / 'All the more will he exult in the things that are more evidently beautiful than ...' {GK Chesterton: A Miscelleny of Men} But I'd avoid it in conversational English. – Edwin Ashworth May 25 '19 at 14:13
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All the more intelligent readers will see the possibility of this very sentence.

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  • But does the string 'all the more' merit 'phrase' status here? I'm sure the strings 'string all the' and 'strings string all' ... don't. – Edwin Ashworth Jan 20 at 15:21
  • Technically a correct sentence, but I don't know if this is what the OP is really wanting-- you aren't using the phrase "all the more," just the same words in the same order. – PlutoThePlanet Jan 20 at 16:33

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