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ほど~ない

A is not as C as B
 
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るくない
The moon is not as bright as the sun.
 
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このったおいしくない
This tea is not as delicious as I thought.
 
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タンポポバラやかではありません
Dandelions are not as gorgeous as roses.
 
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くなかった
The classroom yesterday was not as dirty as today.
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Construction
ANoun + + BNoun
AVerb Phrase + + BVerb Phrase
+ほど~CAdjective (ない form)
Examples:
わたしかれほどうまくない (I'm not as skilled as he is)

みるするほどたのしくない (watching is not as fun as doing)

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ほどはない
there isn't any country that more crowded than china.
1 year ago
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The sentences from this grammar page are showing up under the second poing on the ”より” point in this section.
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Fixed this up. Thanks!
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I'm not quite sure what the difference between the two meanings are. As far as I can see, they're the same except the second one says only い-adjectives whereas the first one is any adjective.
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There was a problem in the past during which the meaning would duplicate whenever a new construction was added. Cleaned it up!
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Should より be linked at the top somewhere, since it's similar to this grammar point?
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5+ years ago.

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You can click the 'add related' link to the right (near the top) and suggest your own; you don't have to, but it helps me a ton because it lets me focus on other things :)
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5+ years ago.

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Thank you very much! This site is amazing and really helpful!!
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5+ years ago.

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Thanks! this site really clears up Japanese grammar a lot! Keep it up!
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totemo omoshiroi website hontou ni arigatou minna san, tanoshii
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