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Level 4: Upper Intermediate >> Grammar Worksheets >> Grammar worksheet focusing on the double comparative structure - e.g. the more, the merrier, etc.

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Double Comparatives

Choose one of the following adjectives and put it into the correct form before placing it in a space in the sentences.

better
loud
hot
probable
small
better
more
rich
big
less
happy
merry
late
safe
fast
cheap
more
hard

1. The __________ you study for these exams, the __________ you will do.

2. She doesn't really like vodka, so the __________ a bottle you find, the __________ it will be for us.

3. My neighbour is driving me mad! It seems that the __________ it is at night, the __________ he plays his music!

4. He spent a year in India and loves spicy food. The __________ the food is, the __________ he likes it.

5. Of course you can come to the party. The __________ the __________.

6. She will be really angry about that vase being broken! The __________ she knows about it, the ___________.

7. He has 6 large dogs to protect his house. The __________ the dog, the __________ he feels.

8. Earning money has always been the thing that pleases him most. The __________ he becomes, the __________ he is.

9. You must drive slower in built up areas. The __________ you drive in the city, the __________ it is that you will have an accident.