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  1. Senior Member
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    #1

    comparision form?

    i wonder if the following forms are acceptable . If not, please explain for me. Thanks in advance.

    1. He has twice( or double) more money than I have.

    2. He is three times smater than his brother.

    3. They had twice more amount of money than their friends.

    4. They had doulbe more amount of new brian cells than their counterparts.


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    #2

    Smile Re: comparision form?

    I think these forms are acceptable.

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    #3

    Re: comparision form?

    1 I'd say 'twice as much'.
    2 Fine
    3/4 No this twice/double more amount doesn't work- you can have twice/double the amount.

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