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Double Comparative Example 1

What’s wrong with this sentence?

“He is more richer than I am.”

The quoted sentence has a double comparative. Double comparatives were once in use. Now they are considered incorrect, lesser being the exception. A double comparative occurs when the adverb more is used before the comparative form of an adjective.

To correct the double comparative, remove the adverb more from the sentence.

He is richer than I am.
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