Element FORM/USE: WITH 'MUCH' + NOUN
SuperCat ADJECTIVES
SubCat comparatives
Lexical Range N/A
Level B2
Cando Can use 'much' to modify and intensify comparative adjectives used attributively before countable and uncountable nouns.
Corrected Learner Example Although it is a second-hand computer which one of my colleagues sold me, it is a much better investment than the bicycle, I think. (Germany; B2 VANTAGE; 1997; German; Pass)

I think the Majestic Hotel is too expensive, so what about a much cheaper hotel like the Plaza Hotel? (Sweden; B2 VANTAGE; 2001; Swedish; Pass)

On the other hand, our grandparents had much fresher vegetables and meat they could trust, without BSE... (Brazil; B2 VANTAGE; 2001; Portuguese; Pass)
Uncorrected Learner Example Although it is a second-hand computer, which one of my colleagues sold me, it is a much better investment than the bicycle, I think. (Germany; B2 VANTAGE; 1997; German; Pass)

I think Majestic Hotel is too expensive so what about a much cheaper hotel like Plaza Hotel? (Sweden; B2 VANTAGE; 2001; Swedish; Pass)

On the other hand, our grandparents had much fresher vegetables and meat they could trust, without BSE... (Brazil; B2 VANTAGE; 2001; Portuguese; Pass)

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