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    There is much more traffic in A city that in B city.

    Hello All,
    I am having difficult finishing the second section of comparative senetnces. (sentence After than in particular)
    which of the following sentenc is coorect grammatically?!
    I am not sure how to finish the sentence after than.

    There is much more traffic in A city than in B city.
    There is much more traffic in A city than there is in B city.
    There is much more traffic in A city than there is B city.
    There is much more traffic in A city than there is much traffic in B city.
    There is much more traffic in A city than there is much more traffic in B city.


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    Re: There is much more traffic in A city that in B city.

    Quote Originally Posted by nininaz View Post
    Hello All,
    I am having difficulty finishing the second section of comparative sentences.
    Which of the following sentences is correct grammatically?
    I am not sure how to finish the sentence after 'than'.

    [Let's use the names of real cities.]

    There is much more traffic in Roma than in Napoli.
    There is much more traffic in Roma than there is in Napoli.
    There is much more traffic in Roma than there is Napoli.
    There is much more traffic in Roma than there is much traffic in Napoli.
    There is much more traffic in Roma than there is much more traffic in Napoli.




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    #3

    Re: There is much more traffic in A city that in B city.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    There is much more traffic in Roma than there is Napoli.`
    I agree that that is not grammatically correct, and I would advise learners not to use it. You will, however, hear it from some native speakers

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