View topic - 〜ば〜ほど？
Anyway, it's most similar to the English "The more that X, the more Y."
Just keep in mind that in the 〜ば〜ほど construction, the X would fill in both those 〜 slots.
So, for example, if I wanted to say "The more the merrier," it would be:
Maybe a literal translation would go something like:
"To the extent that many people can be many people, it is fun."
Does that make sense?
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