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Mais ou maior

Hi. I haven't quite figured out when to use mais and when to use maior. Can anybody give me some tips?

July 11, 2013

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Mais = plus, more, most. More beautiful = mais bonita / hotter = mais quente / the most intelligent = o(a) mais inteligente. 2 + 2 = dois mais dois. But, in comparisons, like in English, we have some irregularities= big = grande / bigger = maior, maiores (plural) (not mais grande) / the biggest = o, a, o, as maior, maiores (plural) (not o mais grande)

July 11, 2013

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Thanks! Tremendous help!

July 11, 2013
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