"这双比那双小。"

Translation:This pair is smaller than that pair.

November 21, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/etherial82

..."smaller than that ONE"?

November 21, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Celticfiddleguy

If you mean "this pair is smaller than that one", I'm sure I've said it that way many times myself but I think it's slightly incorrect. Even though we can say "a pair" or even "one pair" of something; if expand this to "... than that one pair" it becomes rather odd (we're not counting the number of pairs but comparing the two pairs) So I think "this pair is smaller than that" would be the best way of saying this. But "pair" deffinatly needs to be there (see the discussion about "two" below)

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