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"My house is smaller than my boyfriend's."

Translation:Minha casa é menor do que a casa do meu namorado.

April 10, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rahigrim

Minha casa é mais pequena do que a casa do meu namorado. Isn't it right to say "mais pequena" in Portuguese ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CaioVinici459118

No, it's not correct, I'm brazilian!

Mais pequena is replaced for "menor"! Same thing to "mais grande" that it replaced for "maior"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ricky_clarkson

Why do I need 'do que' here instead of just 'que'? What English words should I translate 'do que' to?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Paulenrique

When using a comparasion, you can choose whether use "que" or "do que". Both are acceptable


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ChiNane

Would this work without 'a casa'?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Paulenrique

You can omit "casa", but not "a".

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