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1.The higher the sun gets, the hotter the day gets.

2.The higher the sun, the hotter the day.

Which is more natural? We need to omit "get" in both clause to be natural?

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    This is just a matter of taste, not of English grammar or idiom - although No 2 is crisper and sweeter. Commented Feb 17, 2017 at 0:51
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    The second is not a sentence, as it has no verbs. It is a construction common in proverbs, but otherwise is rather literary.
    – Colin Fine
    Commented Oct 27, 2017 at 21:23

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I think your sentences have two slightly different meanings

The higher the sun gets, the hotter the day gets.

describes the relationship of the sun and temperature on a given day.

The higher the sun, the hotter the day.

more describes the habitual relationship of the sun and temperature in general.

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