Adverb Clause of Comparison





The
Adverb Clause of Comparison is of two types.

1. Adverb Clause of Comparison of Degrees

2. Adverb Clause of Comparison of Manner


1. Adverb Clause of Comparison of Degrees is introduced by the conjunction 'than' or 'as'.

In the following sentences the Adverb-Clauses of Comparison-Degrees are colored
blue.

Examples:

• He is older
than he looks.

• No one can run faster
than Raman.

• It is later
than I thought.

• You must work
harder than I do.

• He is as stupid
as he is lazy.


2. Adverb Clauses of Comparison of -Manner are introduced by the conjunction as.

In the following sentences the Adverb-Clauses of Comparison-Manner are colored
blue.

Examples:

• You may do
as you please.

• It all ended
as I expected.

• As he has lived
so he will die.


The verb of the Adverb Clause of Comparison-Degree is mostly understood.

That means the verb is not expressed.

Examples:

In the following sentences what is implied has been presented in the bracket.

Nobody knows it better than I (
do).

Few are better leaders than he (
is).

Not many know the truth better than you (
know).

Go to the section on Adverb Clause of Cause to continue



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