"Tom is older than albert".
What does it mean to "answer the comparative degree"?
I can answer a question; I can answer a person who asks a question; but I cannot "answer the comparative degree". I don't think the comparative degree would even understand my answer.
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Thanks for your response, even it is negative.
There is a subject called degrees of comparison in english grammar. I think you might have not come across the topic yet. I asked that question to give its comparative degree. The statement: Tom is older than albert, is a statement, and I wanted its comparative degree without changing the meaning. Please go through the following example;
Traditional English grammar uses the comparative form when comparing exactly two things, and the superlative when comparing three or more.
I never asked you to give answer for this question. It was your own interest to reply the query.
sreesriThe statement: Tom is older than albert, is a statement, and I wanted its comparative degree without changing the meaning.I am sorry to say that I must repeat that I do not know what you are asking, if anything.
older is the comparative degree of old.
Since the sentence already contains the comparative degree, I don't know why you are saying that you want its comparative degree. Did you simply want to know which word in that sentence illustrated the comparative degree? If so, then that word is "older".
So in your sentence the age of two people is compared. My advice is to clarify you question
Yes, it is true that the statement is in comparative degree. I just wanted to know the positive degree for this statement without changing the meaning.
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I think of knowing the positive degree for this statement without changing the meaning.
sreesriPlease answer the comparative degree for the folling statement:
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