49 - Lola dresses less elegantly than Daniela. Mercedes...

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Comparisons with adverbs Remember, adverbs use the feminine form of the adjective whenever possible  perezosa mente)  When there is no feminine form, the adjective just takes on the suffix  –mente.  Look at the examples  following each formula to see how to create comparisons between adverbs.  Subject + verb +  más  + adverb +  que  + noun (or pronoun)  Beti estudia más diligentemente que Carmen.   Beti studies more diligently than Carmen. Lolita trabaja más perezosamente que Berto.   Lolita works more lazily than Berto. Subject + verb +  menos  + adverb +  que  + noun (or pronoun)  Lola se viste menos elegantemente que Daniela.
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Unformatted text preview: Lola dresses less elegantly than Daniela. Mercedes escribe menos cuidadosamente que su hermano. Mercedes writes less carefully than her brother. When the comparison (more than, less than) results in a number following the ms que or menos que, then que changes to de unless the sentence is negative, as shown in these examples: Tengo ms de veinte dlares. I have more than twenty dollars. Cuesta menos de veinte dlares. It costs less than twenty dollars. No tengo ms que diez dlares. I don't have more than ten dollars. (I have only ten dollars.)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course SPAN 101 taught by Professor Oliveros during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.

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