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Could you please help me with the grammar of this sentence? It's from an essay in a book on IELTS by Cambridge University Press.

People turn to buying the new brand from overseas nations, perhaps thinking it more glamorous than the one they are used to. As a result, local companies are likely to maximize their profits as they import foreign products.

Is it more glamorous grammatically correct, and if yes, why isn't it it is more...?

Thank you!

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Thinking it [adjective] is grammatically correct; it's a shorter way of saying thinking that it is/was [adjective] or thinking it to be [adjective].

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  • //....perhaps thinking it more glamorous than the one they are used to......// The sentence can be improved in other respects, but as for your specific question, it is correct. more glamorous than....is correct. We do not always have to use ...more than...together. – Ram Pillai Nov 20 '19 at 11:19
  • Thank you very much. Could you please refer me to some further reading so that I could design practice questions for my students? – mmd Nov 24 '19 at 10:46

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