Comparisons and Comparative

Equal Comparisons

  • John eats as much food as Peter.
  • I have visited the States as many times as he has.
  • Jim has as little patience as Sam.

Unequal Comparisons

  • They’ve got less water than we have.
  • You know more people than I do.
  • You’ve heard more news than I have.

Double Comparative

  • The easier the test is, the longer students will wait to prepare.
  • The crazier the the idea is, the more fun it is to try.
  • The less Mary thinks about the problem, the more relaxed she feels.

Superlatives

  • I can’t find my most comfortable jeans.
  • That was the best movie ever.
  • She is the smartest girl in our class.