Original sentence:

Well-Off White men are 3 times more likely than women to get job Interviews

Edited one:

Well-Off White men are 3 times more likely than women are to get job Interviews

Adding "are" is redundant?

  • Have you checked the general structure of a comparative-construction? Let's check the examples given in the tag wiki: "You're tall as your father." or "This one is better than that one." How many times does the verb to be appear in those constructions?
    – RubioRic
    May 5 '20 at 13:09
  • @RubioRic I've changed the tag. Is it correct now?
    – kile
    May 5 '20 at 13:13
  • That's not what I meant. The tag was right. I was just pointing that there is no need for the second "are", as you can see in those examples.
    – RubioRic
    May 5 '20 at 13:14
  • @RubioRic Is adding "are" acceptable in terms of grammar?
    – kile
    May 5 '20 at 13:29
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    Both of them work and both are in fairly common usage - with and without the 'are'. You did not ask, but I'll throw these in anyway: I would not capitalize 'Off' in 'Well-Off' though. And we used to always spell numerals up to somewhere around 10, so I might suggest three instead of 3.
    – user114352
    May 5 '20 at 14:09

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