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    Much slowlier that..or much more slowly??

    Hi everybody. I have a douth.
    Much slowlier that..or much more slowly that...have similiar meaning?
    I thinks that the second one is more correct that the first.
    isn't grammatically the same thing?

    Thanks you for answer!

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    Re: Much slowlier that..or much more slowly??

    Welcome to the forum.

    Only '...much more slowly than...' is correct.

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    Re: Much slowlier that..or much more slowly??

    May I assume that "douth" is really "doubt"?
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 29-Oct-2015 at 20:40. Reason: Fixed typo

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    Re: Much slowlier that..or much more slowly??

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Welcome to the forum.

    Only '...much more slowly than...' is correct.
    Much slower than could also work.

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    #5

    Re: Much slowlier that..or much more slowly??

    Quote Originally Posted by Ivanka94 View Post
    Hi everybody. I have a doubt.
    Do "much slowlier that" [leave a single space] and "much more slowly that" [leave a single space] have similar meanings?
    I think that the second one is more correct than the first.
    isn't grammatically the same thing? - do you mean this: Aren't they the same grammatically?

    Thanks you for answer!
    Welcome to the forum, Ivanka.
    Please see my corrections to your post.

    You have used "that" instead of "than" three times. They are completely different words.
    I think - you think - we think - they think. He thinks. Not "I thinks"
    There is never a time when two period/full stops in a row are used in the middle of sentence.
    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: Much slowlier that..or much more slowly??

    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****


    Hello, Ivanka:

    I would like to share with you what my teachers taught me.

    1. "A bus goes more slowly than an airplane."

    a. According to the rules, that is the correct sentence.

    2 "A bus goes slower than an airplane."

    a. As post #4 told us, many native speakers prefer this form. It is 100% acceptable and probably used in speech more often than #1.
    b. Only my suggestion: In writing, I would write #1. In speech, I would probably use #2, for I have heard it said so often.

    Here are two more sentences that I have made up for you to study.

    3. Tom eats more quickly than Mona. / Tom eats quicker than Mona.

    4. Young ladies usually speak more softly than young men. / Young ladies usually speak softer than young men.

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    Re: Much slowlier that..or much more slowly??

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    May I assume that "douth" is really "doubt"?

    No doubt you may.

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