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    comparative

    Hello,

    I would like to ask a question about 'comparative'.

    I have a better worker. (It is correct)

    I have more workers. (It is correct)

    I have more good workers. (Is it correct?) = I have more workers who are good.
    Are they same? (not better)

    I have more quickly worker.

    I have more quicky and more workers. (Is it correct?) = I have more workers who are more quickly.
    Are they same?

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    Re: comparative

    Quote Originally Posted by lindadanca View Post
    I have a better worker. (It is correct) It is correct if you have a worker who is not as good as the one you are talking about.

    I have more workers. (It is correct) It is correct if you do indeed have more workers than are available in the situation that you are talking about.

    I have more good workers. (Is it correct?) = I have more workers who are good.It is correct if that describes the situation.
    Are they same? (not better) The same as what?

    I have more quickly worker. NO

    I have more quicky and more workers. (Is it correct?) = I have more workers who are more quickly. NO
    Are they same? They are the same in that they are incorrect.
    Context is everything!

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    Re: comparative

    I mean that we can say' more good workers'. It is correct. (That means there are lots of workers and they are good). But how will we ask If there are two 'more' ?

    A :I have an only interesting worker in my company.

    B:I have more interesting and more workers than you have.

    Can we construct this sentence with 'and'. Because There are 2 'more'.

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    Re: comparative

    Is there anyone who will help? :(

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    Re: comparative

    Quote Originally Posted by lindadanca View Post
    I mean that we can say' more good workers'. It is correct. (That means there are lots of workers and they are good). But how will we ask If there are two 'more' ?

    A :I have an only interesting worker in my company.

    B:I have more interesting and more workers than you have.

    Can we construct this sentence with 'and'. Because There are 2 'more'.
    I think that you did not receive a speedy response because most of us probably would not feel the need to say things like this. The answer to your question is 'No'. If you really want to say this, it will be something like:

    A: I have only one interesting employee in my company.
    B: Well I have more than one interesting employee, but then I have more employees than you.

    ps. There is no need to bump your post after only eight hours at a time when many of the regulars are asleep.
    Last edited by 5jj; 23-Aug-2011 at 10:59. Reason: typos

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