145 LESSON 25 SYLLABLE* There are three syllables in the word "expensive" : "ex - pen - sive", and two syllables in the word "husband" : "bus - band". HOW MANY SYLLABLES ARE THERE IN THE WORD "EXPENSIVE" ? There are three syllables in the word "expensive" HOW MANY SYLLABLES ARE THERE IN THE WORD "HUSBAND" ?/ There are two syllables in the word "husband" We say "cheaper than", but not "expensiver than",/ because the adjective"cheap" has only one syllable, whilst the adjective "expensive" has three syllables: ex - pen sive./ For adjectives of one syllable like "cheap, long, short etc.",/ we say "cheap: cheaper than: the cheapest - long: longer than: the longest etc."/ whilst for adjectives of three syllables like "expensive", and "beautiful etc.",/ we say "expensive: more expensive than: the most expensive - beautiful: more beautiful than: the most beautiful". WHY DO WE SAY "CHEAPER THAN", BUT NOT "EXPENSIVER THAN" ?/ We say "cheaper than", but not "expensiver than", because the adjective "cheap" has only one syllable, whilst the adjective "expensive" has three syllables
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