Comparative degree: adverbs

Comparative degree: adverbs
Сравнительная степень сравнения наречий
1) Большинство наречий образуют сравнительную степень аналитически с помощью конструкции со словом more

This matter is discussed more fully in his new book — Этот вопрос обсуждается более полно в его новой книге

He took this news more quietly than I expected — Он воспринял эту новость спокойнее, чем я ожидал

2) Наречия, образованные от прилагательных и не принимающие суффикса -ly, образуют сравнительную степень синтетически с помощью суффикса -er, если таким образом образуется сравнительная степень соответствующих прилагательных

Can you go any faster? — Ты можешь идти быстрее?

I'll come later tomorrow — Завтра я приду позже

3) Ряд наречий образуют сравнительную степень нерегулярно:
badly (плохо) — worse (хуже)
well (хорошо) — better (лучше)
much (очень) — more (больше)
little (мало) — less (меньше)

Mary sings worse than Jane — Мэри поет хуже, чем Джейн


English-Russian grammar dictionary. 2014.

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  • comparative — [kəm par′ə tiv] adj. [ME < L comparativus] 1. that compares; involving comparison as a method, esp. in a branch of study [comparative linguistics] 2. estimated by comparison with something else; relative [a comparative success] 3. Gram.… …   English World dictionary

  • Comparative — Com*par a*tive, n. (Gram.) The comparative degree of adjectives and adverbs; also, the form by which the comparative degree is expressed; as, stronger, wiser, weaker, more stormy, less windy, are all comparatives. [1913 Webster] In comparatives… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • degree — [di grē′] n. [ME degre < OFr degré, degree, step, rank < VL * degradus < degradare: see DEGRADE] 1. any of the successive steps or stages in a process or series 2. a step in the direct line of descent [a cousin in the second degree] 3.… …   English World dictionary

  • Comparative — For other uses, see Comparative (disambiguation). In grammar, the comparative is the form of an adjective or adverb which denotes the degree or grade by which a person, thing, or other entity has a property or quality greater or less in extent… …   Wikipedia

  • comparative — comparatively, adv. comparativeness, n. /keuhm par euh tiv/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to comparison. 2. proceeding by, founded on, or using comparison as a method of study: comparative anatomy. 3. estimated by comparison; not positive or… …   Universalium

  • comparative — com•par•a•tive [[t]kəmˈpær ə tɪv[/t]] adj. 1) of or pertaining to comparison 2) proceeding by, founded on, or using comparison as a method of study: comparative anatomy[/ex] 3) estimated by comparison; not positive or absolute; relative: to live… …   From formal English to slang

  • comparative — /kəmˈpærətɪv / (say kuhm paruhtiv) adjective 1. of or relating to comparison. 2. proceeding by or founded on comparison: comparative anatomy. 3. estimated by comparison; not positive or absolute; relative. 4. Grammar a. denoting the intermediate… …  

  • degree — degreed, adj. degreeless, adj. /di gree /, n. 1. any of a series of steps or stages, as in a process or course of action; a point in any scale. 2. a stage or point in or as if in progression or retrogression: We followed the degrees of her… …   Universalium

  • Comparative case — The comparative case (abbreviated comp) is a grammatical case used in the Mari language to mark a likeness to something. It is marked with the suffix ла ( la ) For example, if something were to taste like fish (кол kol ), the form used would be… …   Wikipedia

  • degree — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Step in a series Nouns degree, grade, extent, measure, amount, ratio, standard, height, pitch; reach, amplitude, range, scope, caliber; gradation, graduation, shade; echelon; station, estate, status,… …   English dictionary for students

  • degree — de•gree [[t]dɪˈgri[/t]] n. 1) any of a series of steps or stages, as in a process or course of action; a point in any scale 2) cvb a stage or point in or as if in progression or retrogression: We followed the degrees of her recovery with joy[/ex] …   From formal English to slang


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