Double Comparatives

Double comparatives are phrases commonly used in English to talk about the increase or decrease of something and the effect it has on something else.

  • The more you study, the more you learn.
    (more you study/the increase of something – more you learn/the effect on something else)
  • The more I read, the less I remember.
  • The higher you climb, the colder it gets.
  • The faster you walk, the quicker you will arrive.
  • What time should I arrive? The earlier the better.