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大家好!

What does 还要 mean in this sentence? "释然啊,你现在心里在想什么,我恐怕比你还要清楚。" It was in a Chinese novel that I was reading called 释然的修行. Thanks!

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  • “还要清楚” means “更加清楚” or “更清楚” – ElpieKay Sep 9 '16 at 4:15
  • cf."外国人实用汉语语法"第八章|表示比较的方法|第一节|用"比"表示比较|(四)介词结构"比。。。"后边,谓语前边可以用副词"更"、"还"或"还要"作壮语,表示程度上更进一层。例如:这个公园比那个(公园)更美("那个公园"相当美)今天比昨天还热。("昨天"相当热)他用的方法比我的(方法)还要简单。("我的方法"相当简单)这个城市比那个城市还要繁华。("那个城市"相当繁华) – user6065 Sep 9 '16 at 6:03
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“还要” is used to express a high degree. This sentence means I know more about your desires than you do.

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    Welcome Caroline. Could you expand your answer a little bit, maybe analyzing the sentence? – Alenanno Sep 9 '16 at 11:23
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"还要" means "more" here, so "还要清楚" means "clearer."

Other expressions of "clearer" include:

更清楚

更加清楚

清楚得多

Assuming "释然" is a person's name (Shiran), the entire sentence means

Shiran, I'm afraid I'm clearer about what you're thinking now than you are.

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