Spanish Word of the Day
Sunday, February 01, 2015
doble noun: twice as much
  • El doble is a very useful word when you want to make comparisons.
    Comes el doble que yo. You eat twice as much as I do.
  • Notice how you use que in the previous and the next examples, and how you use yo and
    Comes el doble que yo. You eat twice as much as I do.
    Trabaja el doble que tú. He works twice as hard as you do.
  • But when you’re comparing nouns, you use de:
    Comes el doble que yo. You eat twice as much as I do.
    Trabaja el doble que tú. He works twice as hard as you do.
    Su sueldo es el doble del mió. His salary’s twice as much as mine.
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