In today’s lesson, let’s learn how to make comparisons in Mandarin using the most 6 common words: 比, 没有, 一样, 差不多, 更, 最. We hope you enjoy this lesson. If you have any questions, please leave us a comment.
He is smarter than his elder brother.
The subway is more convenient than the bus.
I’m 5cm taller than you.
It’s colder today than yesterday.
David loves sports more than Mike.
Mary is richer than me.
Structure 4: A + 比 + B + Verb + 得 + Adj.
or A + Verb + 得 + 比 + B + Adj.
Mary came earlier than David.
He runs faster than his younger brother.
Structure 1: A + 没有 + B + Adj.
His elder brother is not as smart as him.
Structure 2: A + 没有 + B + Verb phrase
I’m not as rich as Mary.
Structure 3: A + 没有 + B + Verb + 得 + Adj.
David didn’t come as early as Mary.
We think almost the same.
We are almost at the same level in Chinese.
Structure 2: A + 和/跟 + B + 差不多
Your job is almost the same as mine.
Your old phone is almost the same as my new phone.
Structure 3: A + 和/跟 + B + 差不多 + Adj.
Her child and mine are almost the same age.
The younger sister is almost as tall as her elder brother.
Structure: 更 + Adj.
The two banks, which one is closer?
I like buying clothes online because it is cheaper.
Structure 1: 最 + Adj. + (了)
Who is the tallest in your family?
He is the most experienced teacher in our school.
Structure 2: 最 + Psych Verb + Object + (了)
I love Chinese food the most.
He likes math classes the most.