This is the English sentence. I was wondering if the translation is correct. I have to use 没有。。。那么 in my sentence.
Chinese is not as difficult as people think。 Use：没有。。。那么
Thank you very much.
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I feel 中文没有人们想那么难 is grammatically incorrect because 想 is a verb, so we need to add a 的 afterwards. However, 想 is also an imprecise word choice since it has connotations of "wanting" something.
I suggest the following:
I changed 想 (to think) to 想象 (to imagine), and you can check online it's commonly used this way. Here, 人们想象的 refers to something along the lines of "what people imagine".
Related examples "in the wild":
I feel this is not as difficult as people imagine.
Corruption in university and colleges is not as serious as people imagine.
History's Du Fu [was] not as impoverished as people imagine.
[The] matter is rather not as simple as people imagine.