If a tire doesn't have enough air, is it common to use "less air"? Like my mom is driving,so she says:
I guess the tires have less air.
Is the use of "less" natural?
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Saying the tires have "less air" needs some comparison:
The tires have less air than they should have.
The tires have less air than recommended.
Alternatively, it is quite usual to say
The tires are underinflated.
As given in the Merriam-Webster dictionary.
not sufficiently inflated