The Alternative English Dictionary: any more

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any more Alternative forms: anymore pronunciation
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  1. (in negative or interrogative constructions) From a given time onwards; longer, again. They don't make repairable radios any more.
  2. (colloquial, chiefly, Northern Ireland, US, in positive constructions) Now, from now on.
    • 1920, DH Lawrence, Women in Love: ‘Quite absurd,’ he said. ‘Suffering bores me, any more.’
    • 2009, Thomas Pynchon, Inherent Vice, Vintage 2010, page 268: He's no longer the wholesome Chamber of Commerce bigshot we used to know in the olden days, Doc, he's bad shit anymore.
  3. To a greater extent (than). I don't like Braques any more than I like Picasso.

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