[Grammar] 보다 더 more than

When you compare two nouns,  you can use -보다 particle which means ‘than’. It often comes with 더 (more) or 훨씬 (much more). The position for ‘noun+보다’ is very flexible, so you can put it in front of a noun that you want to compare. For example, 

Noun1이/가   Noun2보다  (더)  ~  = Noun2보다  Noun1이/가 (더) ~

Noun1을/를  Noun2보다  (더)  ~  = Noun2보다  Noun1을/를 (더) ~

Let’s look at more sentences.

캐나다가 미국보다 더 커요.  Canada is bigger than U.S.A.

한국이 일본보다 작아요. Korea is smaller than Japan.

이 가방이 저 가방보다 더 비싸요.  This bag is more expensive than that bag.

이 바지가 저 바지보다 더 예뻐요. These pants are prettier than those pants.

LA가 샌프란시스코보다 더 따뜻해요. LA is warmer than San Francisco.

이 식당이 저 식당보다 더 맛있어요.  This restaurant is more delicious than that one.

저는 커피보다 차를 더 좋아해요. I like tea more than coffee.

야구보다 테니스가 더 재미있어요. Tennis is more fun than baseball.

영어가 한국어보다 더 어려워요.  English is more difficult than Korean.

돈보다 건강이 더 중요해요.  Health is more important than money.

비행기가 기차보다 더 빨라요.  Planes are faster than trains.

 

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