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While posting an answer on UX.stack (then moved to Graphic Design) I found out I wasn't sure about how to express this:

The Go button size should be bigger and present the best contrast of all since it's the primary one.

1) Is present used correctly? Should I have used another verb instead?
2) Is best the correct adjective for contrast, or would highest be better?
3) Is there anything else to correct in the sentence?

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    High and strong are the usual adjectives with contrast; but I suggest using contrast as a verb: "The GO button should be bigger and contrast most strongly ..." Apr 27, 2015 at 14:06
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    @rewobs I agree with StoneyB. I think I might write "The Go button should be bigger and show/have the highest/strongest contrast (of all) since it's the primary one." Apr 27, 2015 at 15:20
  • Great. You are both invited to post an answer so I can accept it. Apr 28, 2015 at 13:43

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I would say this as:

The Go button should be the largest element and should have higher contrast since it is the primary element on the screen.

However, your sentence structure is also fine. As noted in the comments, you can change out the word best for any of the following:

  • most
  • highest
  • strongest

Your word present would sound more natural as just have. Or you could (following suggestions in the comments), use contrast as a verb.

To summarize, any of the following sentences would work:

The Go button should be the largest element and should have higher contrast since it is the primary element on the screen.

The Go button size should be bigger and have the highest contrast of all, since it's the primary one.

The Go button size should be bigger and contrast most strongly, since it's the primary one.

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