...dictionary really takes a lot of time. Also, sometimes the words may not so important, but we emphasize on them too much. It is meaningless. 參考一下
How much you earn per month is not so important, the key point is how tomanager the money.
...長了． 英文有把長的主詞向後延的習慣， 所以the basic competence that is important就放到be動詞的後面去了． 全句的基本結構是the basic competence is not so much as what ... 意思是說：前者的basic competence固然重要，但後者的what更重要...