Element FORM: COMPARATIVE ADJECTIVE + 'THAN' + NON-FINITE CLAUSE
SuperCat CLAUSES
SubCat comparatives
Lexical Range 2
Level B2
Cando Can use 'than' + an increasing range of non-finite clauses (to-infinitive, reduced clause) forming the second part of a comparison after a comparative adjective.
Corrected Learner Example It is much easier to be single than to have a partner. (B2 VANTAGE; 2008; Italian; Pass)

Due to the provisions and considerations of the contract which was never revised, I think that arbitration is more appropriate than to file an action in court against the tenant. (France; B2 VANTAGE; 2008; French; Pass)


It performs better than expected and attracts many new customers, especially during the week. (Morocco; B2 VANTAGE; 2007; Arabic - Meghreb; Pass)
Uncorrected Learner Example
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