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    comparatives

    Suppose two objects are on sale. A is cheaper than B. Is it right to say that B is more expensive than A (although both are cheap)? Does it depend on the context? Suppose I go shopping with a friend, I see something I like at an irresistible price. Could my friend say: "Donīt buy it here! Itīs more expensive here than at blablabla..."? Or would he say "Itīs cheaper at blablabla than here"?

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    Re: comparatives

    You can use 'cheaper than' or 'more expensive than', whichever you prefer.

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