Lesson6:AのほうがBより~/A no houga B yori (property)/A is more (property) than B

Lesson6:AのほうがBより~/A no houga B yori (property)/A is more (property) than B



Audio

Dialog

男:あの女優大人気ね。
女:本当ね
男:でも、彼女よりあなたの方がきれいですよ。
女:お世辞がうまいのね
男:本当ですよ
女:はずかしいな

M:That actress is very popular.
F:Yes, ture.
M:But you are more beautiful than her.
F:You flatter me.
M:It is true.
F:It’s embarrassing.

Grammar explaination

You can useAのほうがBより~ when you want to say ” A is more (property) than B.”.

■The patterns is below:

A no houga B yori (property) – A is more (property) than B

It means that something is more (interesting/expensive/etc.) than something else.

Example sentences

日本のほうがイギリスより大きいです。Nihon no houga Igirisu yori ookii desu.
Japan is bigger than Great Britain.

電車のほうがバスより速いです。Densha no houga Bus yori hayai desu.
Train is faster than bus.

この本のほうがあの新聞より高いです。Kono hon no houga ano shinbun yori takai desu.
This book is more expensive than that newspaper.

Vocabularies

女優(actress)

大人気(very popular)

お世辞(flatter)

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