"She has twice as many books as him."

Translation:Lei ha il doppio dei libri di lui.

June 23, 2013


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Why can I not use 'come' instead of 'che' in this sentence?

June 23, 2013


The word "come" is generally used for comparisons of equality, for instance, "Lei ha tre libri come lui." or "Lei è così carina come lui." They each have the same number of books and are both just as cute - equality.

The example above is making a comparison of inequality. "Lei ha due volte i libri di lui." They do not have the same number of books - inequality. In the case of inequality, our options are "di" or "che" depending on the comparison made.

September 18, 2013


Really helpful! Grazie!

June 16, 2014


Why do you have to say "dei" libri instead of simply "i" libri?

February 11, 2014


Same comment: Why can't we use "come"?

July 11, 2013


I want to know the same thing!

August 23, 2013
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