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Only use one comparative

A noun can only have one comparative.
More is a comparative.

  • He has more wine than she has.

Adding –ier or –er to the end of a word also makes it a comparative.

  • This wine is tastier than that one.

More and tastier are both comparatives so cannot be together.

  • This wine is more tastier than that bottle.
  • This wine is tastier than that wine.
  • She is more funnier than Tom is.
  • She is funnier than Tom is.