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Vocabulary for the week elementary
Comparative adjectives are used to compare differences between the two objects they modify (
larger, smaller, faster, higher
). They are used in sentences where two nouns are compared, in this pattern:
Noun (subject) + verb + comparative adjective +
+ noun (object).
The second item of comparison can be omitted if it is clear from the context (final example below).
My house is
This box is
than the one I lost.
Your dog runs
than Jim's dog.
The rock flew
than the roof.
Jim and Jack are both my friends, but I like Jack
. ("than Jim" is understood)
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