The/The Comparatives

For each sentence, choose the correction combination of comparatives to make a sentence.

1. The ____ you study for these exams, the ____ you will do.
    hard - better
    harder - more successfully
    much - better
    more - good

2. She doesn't really like vodka, so the ____ a bottle you find, the ____ it will be for us!
    small - cheaper
    smaller - cheap
    smaller - good
    smaller - cheaper

3. My neighbor is driving me mad! It seems that the ____ it is at night, the ____ he plays his music!
    later - more loud
    late - louder
    later - louder
    more late - loud

4. He spent a year in India and loves spicy food. The ____ the food is, the ____ he likes it.
    hotter - more
    hot - much
    hotter - much
    hot - more

5. Of course you can come to the party! The ____ the ____.
    more - merrier
    more - good
    many - better

6. She will be really angry about that vase being broken! The ____ she knows about it, the ____.
    more - better
    less - better
    worse - worse
    worse - better

7. He has 6 large dogs to protect his house. The ____ the dog, the ____ he feels.
    big - safer
    biger - safer
    bigger - safer
    more big - more safe

8. Earning money has always been the thing that pleases him most. The ____ he becomes, the ____ he is.
    more rich - happyer
    richer - happyer
    richer - happier

9. You must drive slower in built up areas. The ____ you drive in the city, the ____ it is that you will have an accident.
    faster - probable
    quicker - probably
    faster - more probably
    quicker - more probable

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