误：Your English is better than me.
正：Your English is better than mine.
最常见的三大修饰词是：a little, much, even。
以下单词也可用来修饰：any, far, still, a lot, yet, rather。
My sister is a little taller than me.
Their house is much larger than ours.
I’m three years older than he.
特别提醒：very, quite, too不可修饰比较级。
误：He is more kinder to small animals than I.
正：He is much kinder to small animals than I.
误：He is more cleverer than his brother.
正：He is cleverer than his brother.
误：China is larger that any country in Asia.
正：China is larger than any other country in Asia.
误：John studies harder than any student in his class.
正：John studies harder than any other student in his class.
正：John studies harder than any of the other students in his class.
正：John studies harder than anyone else in his class.
The population of Shanghai is larger than that of Beijing.
It is easier to make a plan than to carry it out.
Africa is the second largest continent.
The Yellow River is the second longest river in China.
This is the third most popular song of Michael Jackson.
◇为避免重复，我们通常用that, those, one, ones代替前面出现的名词。that代替可数名词单数和不可数名词，those代替可数名词复数。one既可指人又可指物，只能代替可数名词。
The weather in China is different from that in America.
The book on the table is more interesting than that(或the one)on the desk.
?????? A box made of steel is stronger than one made of wood.
?????? 误：In winter, the weather of Beijing is colder than it of Shanghai.
正：In winter, the weather of Beijing is colder than that of Shanghai.
◇“否定词 + 比较级”相当于较高级。
----Wait until we get a satisfactory reply, will you?
----I couldn't agree more. The idea sounds great to me.
Nothing is so easy as this. =Nothing is easier than this. =This is the easiest thing.
◇比较级前一般不加冠词。但表示两者中较突出者，且比较级后又有名词或出现了of the two，这时比较级前一定要加the。
He is the taller of the two.
Of the two jobs，he chose the harder.
Which is the younger one, Lily or Lucy?
Which is larger, Canada or Australia?
Which is the larger country, Canada or Australia?
She is taller than her two sisters.
She is the taller of the two sisters.
◇不含than 的比较级前可加不定冠词修饰，构成“a/an+比较级+单数可数名词”表示 “一个更……的人/物”。
Why don’t you use a sharper knife? 你为什么不用一把更锋利的刀呢?
He is taller than I/me.