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Ainsi, plus l'attaque ennemie est puissante, plus la contre-attaque l'est également. Is wrong, but not because of what you pointed out, but because of the use of "plus ..., plus ...", in French. In English, you can't say "The more I try, the more I fail equally", the same goes in French. To get the meaning "Thus, the more powerful is the attack of the ...


L'attaque = the attack L'attaque ennemie = the enemy's attack L'attaque ennemie est puissante = the enemy's attack is powerful Plus l'attaque ennemie est puissante, = the more powerful the enemy's attack is, La contre-attaque = the counterattack La contre-attaque l'est aussi = the counterattack is also thus [in this case: powerful] Plus l'attaque ...


Something along the lines of : Thus, the more powerful the enemy attack is, the more powerful the counter-attack is also. The words are just not in the same order as they would be in English. "Plus l'attaque ennemie est forte" -> "The more powerful the enemy attack is"

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