less vs more




  1. (usually preceded by `no') lower in quality
  2. (comparative of `little' usually used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning not as great in amount or degree
  3. (nonstandard in some uses but often idiomatic with measure phrases) fewer


  1. comparative of little
  2. used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs


Today's lesson focuses on how to write a summary of a news article.

The only seriously bad bit is that you become less agile and less strong.

Since then neither the printer nor wireless internet router appeared to be working.

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  1. English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state


She has certainly branched out into more interesting work in recent years.

Moreover, she is being asked to do this while remaining scrupulously impartial and keeping the viewer entertained with talk of trade deals, tariffs and employment figures.

Forbes: In terms of scale, the size of a bank for lending, is there a point where being bigger does not make you more efficient in lending?

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