비교급 뒤에는 than을 쓴다. We use than after comparatives (older than … / more expensive than …, etc.)
- She’s taller than him.
- The Capitol Hotel is more expensive than the Grand.
- Athens is older than Rome.
- Are oranges more expensive than bananas?
- It’s easier to call than to write a letter.
- ”How are you today?” “Not bad, Better than yesterday.”
- The restaurant is more crowded than usual.
보통 than me / than him / than her / than us / than them 으로 말한다. We usually say : than me / than him / than her / than us / than them. You can say:
- I can run faster than him. or I can run faster than he can.
- You are a better singer than me. or You are a better singer than I am.
- I got up earlier than her. or I got up earlier than she did.
more/less than …
- A: How much are those shoes? Fifty dollers?
B: No, more than that. (= more than $50)
- The film was very short – less than an hour.
- They’ve got more money than they need.
- You go out more than me.
a little older / much older, etc.
Box A가 Box B보다 조금 클 경우: Box A is a little bigger than Box B.
Box C가 Box D보다 많이 클 경우: Box C is much bigger than Box D.
a little / much + bigger / older / better / more difficult / more expensive + than …
- Canada is much bigger than France.
- Emma is a little older than Gary – she’s 26 and he’s 24.
- The hotel was much more expensive than I expected.
- You go out much more than me.