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what about this one?

Nobody felt as sad as like this blue eyed old man about my answer...

What I am trying to say is...

there was an old man who has got blue eyes.. this man got very upset when he heard my answer. There were others who were also upset about it but not as sad as this man.

But you see when you explain like this it's too long... how can I make it short.
 

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Nobody felt as sad about my answer as this blue-eyed old man.
 

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Nobody felt sadder about my answer than this blue-eyed old man.
 

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thank you very much indeed... The one Anglika wrote is much more understandable to me...

and I don't have any idea about the word ''sadder'' I have never come across with such a use... Nobody felt sadder... I don't know why but it does not sound right...

thank you to everone...


Nobody felt as sad as this blue-eyed old man about my answer...
 

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and I don't have any idea about the word ''sadder'' I have never come across with such a use... Nobody felt sadder... I don't know why but it does not sound right...
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Hi brend, I was giving another option, as the best had already been suggested. Sadder is the comparative form of sad. It is certainly seldom used.

In a typical "transform this sentence" exam, this would probably be the only option.

He was not as good as Peter.

He was worse than Peter.

cheers:cool:
 

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Hi Heidita .... this explanation is great... now it's clear to me... thank you very much...
 

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Hi Heidita .... this explanation is great... now it's clear to me... thank you very much...
You are very welcome, brend.:)

(I only just visited your country! Lovely there! soooo friendly everybody)
 
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