Comparisons

Comparisons - de For example: Louise est la plus petite de...

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Comparisons More than or less than Follow these formulas to make comparisons:  plus  + adjective (or adverb or noun) +  que  = more … than  moins  + adjective (or adverb or noun) +  que  = less … than  Here are some examples:  Louise est plus petite que sa soeur.  (Louise is smaller than her sister.)  Il court moins vite que moi.  (He runs less fast than I do.)  Il est plus sportif que nous croyions.  (He is more athletic than we believed.)  Je suis plus triste que féchée.  (I'm more sad than angry.)  Elle est moins contente qu'avant.  (She less happy than before.)  Superlatives The superlative expresses the quality of something or someone at the highest or lowest degree in  comparison with a set group. Follow this formula to express the superlative:  le  (or  la  or  les plus  (or  moins ) + adjective (or adverb or noun) + 
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Unformatted text preview: de For example: Louise est la plus petite de la famille. (Louise is the smallest of the family.) Il court le moins vite de tous. (He runs the least fast of everybody.) Equality To express as as use the French expression: aussi + adjective (or adverb) + que: Elle est aussi intelligente que moi. (She is as intelligent as I am.) Il parle aussi couramment que Luc. (He speaks as fluently as Luke.) Use the following formulas to express as much or as many: autant de + noun + que + noun (or pronoun) autant que + noun (or pronoun) J'ai autant d'argent que lui. (I have as much money as he does.) Il travaille autant que son frre. (He works as much as his brother.)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course FR 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.

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