"Ellos son más bajos que el maestro."

Translation:They are shorter than the teacher.

8 months ago

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Jane922001
Jane922001
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más = more, bajos = short. más + bajos = shorter. There is no "more shorter" in English, although there is 'much shorter', but that doesn't apply here as there is no 'mucho'

1 month ago

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Jane922001
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(That was in reply to Michael672038 and Luchita347407)

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mayowaonabanjo

Does that mean "mucho más bajos" is the correct way to say "much shorter"?

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Michael672038

Why i can not say 'more shorter'?

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BarbaraMon385640

In correct (US) English, the comparative is shorter. The superlative for comparison of 3 or more is shortest. There is no "more shorter" that I'm aware of.

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Luchita347407

The word 'mas' has not been translated, unable to report.

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/marcy65brown
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Here "más bajos" = "shorter." It seems okay.

8 months ago
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