A comparions of sports, people and geography to practice comprehension of the "more ... than" and "(not) as ... as" structures.
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|more ... than|
|small difference:||B is a little bigger than A.|
|big difference:||D is much bigger than A.|
|(not) as ... as|
|no difference:||B is just as big as C.|
|small difference:||A is almost as big as B|
|small difference:||A is not quite as big as B.|
|big difference:||A is not nearly as big as D.|
1. A baseball game is much longer than a soccer game.
2. Football is just as dangerous as rugby.
3. Soccer is not nearly as fast as hockey.
4. Women's tennis is much more exciting than men's tennis.
5. A soccer ball is almost as big as a basketball.
6. A hockey puck is not nearly as expensive as a football.
7. Soccer is not nearly as popular as football in the US.
8. Hitting a baseball is just as difficult as hitting a golf ball.
9. Basketball players are much taller than soccer players.
10. Hockey players don't earn quite as much money as basketball players.