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    Which one morer??

    We do say,
    Which one bigger?
    Which one smaller?

    How about more and less? Can we say morer? Lesser?
    Which one morer??
    Which one lesser?

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    Re: Which one morer??

    Quote Originally Posted by jasonree123456 View Post
    We do say,
    Which one bigger?
    Which one smaller?

    How about more and less? Can we say morer? Lesser?
    Which one morer??
    Which one lesser?
    Which one is bigger?
    Which one is smaller?

    There is no word "morer."
    There is a word "lesser" but you don't use it like that.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Which one morer??

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    Bigger means that something is larger than something else.

    Smaller means that something is tinier than something else.

    Morer is not a valid word. You use more in two ways - more of something and more than something.

    In the firs case you have a particular quantity let's say 1 kilo of apples. But you realize that you need a bit more for the pie and you tell the salesman - I need more of these apples, maybe 2 kilos. You use it when you need larger quantity of the same thing.

    In the second case it is almost interchangeable with bigger. More than simply means that something is in bigger quantity than something else. They do not need to be of the same nature or to be relates in any way. You can say these pigeons are more than the kids at the playground.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 12-Nov-2014 at 08:38. Reason: Put the correct apostrophe symbol in "let's".

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    Re: Which one morer??

    Which one is bigger?
    Which one is smaller?

    There are three forms of adjectiives: positive, comparative and superlative
    e.g. big, bigger, biggest
    little/less, lesser, least
    many/much, more, most

    'Morer' is not a word. The adding '-er' to an adjective to change it to the comparative works in most cases but not all.

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    Re: Which one morer??

    You could ask something like Which one is more/less expensive?

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    Re: Which one morer??

    You can say these pigeons are more than the kids at the playground.
    No. You can say there are more pigeons than kids at the playground.

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