We shouldn't compare our clothes or shoes with our classmates.
We shouldn't compare our clothes or shoes with those of our classmates'.
(Meaning: you don't have to keep up with the Joneses )
I want ...
a. I don't know anyone who was as old as my father when he retired.
b. I don't know anyone who was as old as my father when they retired.
Could one use these sentences to say
I don't know anyone who ...
For Chips, in any social or academic sense, was just as respectable, but no more brilliant, than Brookfield itself.
(Ref. Novella Chips, Chapter # 2 )
In this sentence there is a comparison between ...
“An orange is more more delicious than an apple than grapes.”
An orange is 5 degrees more delicious than an apple. (10-5=5)
An orange is 2 degrees more 5 ...
This topic is taken from Advanced Oxford Grammar by M. Swan. I'm just struggling as to how to use them and literally translate them into my native language sense. Some online dictionaries label them ...
Does the following involve a faulty comparison?
This discovery in Valles Marineris highlights the feature as an intriguing place for potential human exploration in the years ahead, especially because ...
I read a passage from an LSAT:
It seems likely that the earliest dinosaurs to fly did so by gliding out of trees rather than, as some scientists think, by lifting off the ground from a running start. ...
After the teacher, X is the most knowledgeable among all students.
Is this sentence ok? I feel something weird in this:
Using 'among all students' can this student (x) be compared while following the ...
In the following sentence I am comparing two things:
There is no comparison between a solicitor who works in a lower court
in countries like Australia and Britain and an advocate in a US court
There are, most often, all sorts of interests that would explain any
given behavior. What is needed to make it decisive that a particular
interest explains a particular behavior is that the behavior ...
a. How better for me to learn English than to hang out with you?
b. How faster for me to get there than to come along with you?
Are both of the above sentences grammatically correct?
I think (a) is ...