"She weighs two kilograms less than her sister."

Translation:Elle pèse deux kilos de moins que sa sœur.

July 6, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/STRADS1551

Why is "de" necessary here? Would it be " ... de plus que sa sœur" for "more than her sister"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jojo553168

Yes.
   J'ai cinq ans de plus que toi.
   Elle mesure vingt centimètres de moins que son père.
   J'avais besoin d'un seul pantalon, mais j'en ai acheté un de plus au cas où.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/STRADS1551

Your examples really help. Thanks, Jojo.


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

Why did they reject "kilograms"?


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

The French is kilogrammes.

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