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    Compared with

    Is it true that when using the expresseion, the comparative form is not allowed.
    e.g. Compared with the traditional vehicle, the all-electricty car is much more environment-friendly.
    Besides, which expression is right,
    the traditional vehicle / the all-electricity car
    the traditional vehicles / the all-electircity cars
    traditional vehicles / all-electricity cars
    a traditional vehicle / an all-electricity car

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    Re: Compared with

    Quote Originally Posted by JohnDick View Post
    Is it true that when using the expresseion, the comparative form is not allowed.
    e.g. Compared with the traditional vehicle, the all-electricty car is much more environment-friendly.
    Besides, which expression is right,
    the traditional vehicle / the all-electricity car
    the traditional vehicles / the all-electircity cars
    traditional vehicles / all-electricity cars
    a traditional vehicle / an all-electricity car
    I'm not sure I understand your question but, "Compared with the traditional vehicle, the all-electric car is much more environment-friendly", is a correct sentence. You could use, "the traditional vehicle/the all-electric car" or "traditional vehicles/all-electric cars".

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    Re: Compared with

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    I'm not sure I understand your question but, "Compared with the traditional vehicle, the all-electric car is much more environment-friendly", is a correct sentence. You could use, "the traditional vehicle/the all-electric car" or "traditional vehicles/all-electric cars".
    Thanks,
    I read the term "all-electricity vehicles" in New York Time. What's the difference between all-electric and all electricity?

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    Re: Compared with

    Quote Originally Posted by JohnDick View Post
    Thanks,
    I read the term "all-electricity vehicles" in New York Time. What's the difference between all-electric and all electricity?
    It might be a BrE/AmE difference.

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    Re: Compared with

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    It might be a BrE/AmE difference.
    So, a Noun / the Nouns can't be used to represent the whole. Just like the example shown, a/ the traditional vehicle(s)?
    Besides, how do I judge the Adj. is a singular form or a plural form?
    THough I know some "the adj" is singular form but it seems some are plural forms, aren't they?

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