Element FORM/USE: WITH 'EVEN'
SuperCat ADJECTIVES
SubCat comparatives
Lexical Range N/A
Level B1
Cando Can use 'even' to modify and intensify comparative adjectives used predicatively after a verb, usually 'be' and 'get'.
Corrected Learner Example [talking about a series of films] I'm sure you've seen part one already, but part two was even better! (Thailand; B1 THRESHOLD; 2002; Thai; Pass)

As I finished, my smile got even bigger. (Germany; B1 THRESHOLD; 2008; German; Pass)

I think that it is awful, because that means that in Spain it will be even hotter than it is now. (Spain; B1 THRESHOLD; 2007; Catalan; Pass)
Uncorrected Learner Example I'm sure you've seen part one already, but part two was even better ! (Thailand; B1 THRESHOLD; 2002; Thai; Pass

As I finished, my smile got even bigger . (Germany; B1 THRESHOLD; 2008; German; Pass)

They said in the documentarie that in a few years the average temperature will rose some degres, I think that it is awful, because that mean that in Spain it will be even hotter than it is now. (Spain; B1 THRESHOLD; 2007; Catalan; Pass)
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