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Double comparatives: more and more/ less and less
MORE and MORE... //// LESS and LESS// FEWER and FEWER...
Let's start with what's easier when dealing with DOUBLE COMPARATIVES:
1. MORE AND MORE+ adjective:
a) Using long adjectives: more and more+ long adjective:
- more and more difficult // more and more beautiful // more and more interesting...
b) Using short adjectives: ... adjective+ ER AND adjective+ ER...
- Bigger and bigger// faster and faster// heavier and heavier.
2. LESS AND LESS+ ADJECTIVE:
a) When the double comparative is followed by an uncountable (which cannot be counted):
- She has less and less work// I eat less and less chocolate.
less money fewer coins
less water fewer bottles less juice fewer bottles
less food fewer apples
b) When the double comparative is followed by a countable: (in the plural):
- fewer and fewer cigarettes // fewer and fewer people.
1.fewer// 2. fewer //3. less//4. fewer//5. less// 6. less
3. LES EXCEPTIONS : good// bad// far.
|Good||... better than...||... better and better.|
|Bad||... worse than ...||... worse and worse.|
|Far||...farther than/ further than...|
farther and farther.
further and further.
Now, go for the test!
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