42.用as if / though 引导一个从句表示比较
I remember what happened as vividly as if it were only yesterday.
I’ve always loved you as if you were my own daughter.
More and Most Used Other Than in Comparison
He is more quickwitted than hardworking.(与其说他肯干，不如说他脑子快。)
After three day’s journey,I arrived home more dead than alive.(经过3天的旅行，我回到家时已半死不活。)
He is more cunning than wise.(与其说他聪明，不如说他狡猾。)
She was more hurt than frightened.(与其说她害怕不如说她受到了伤害。)
He is less wise than cunning.
She was less hurt than frightened.
He is no more a writer than a painter.
I’m afraid you’ve got the wrong person.I am no more a scientist than an artist.
(3)more than 表示“极其”、“不只”。
When I told them I needed their help,they were more than willing to give me a hand.
She was more than happy to be left alone.
From the way they talk,I can see that they are much more than just acquaintances.
It is more than probable that he will give it another try.
This is the most difficult question I have ever been forced to answer.
Among all my employees,Jim works the most efficiently.
I will be most grateful if you could grant me the scholarship.
It was a most beautiful morning and the birds were singing in the trees.
She is a most pleasant person to talk to.
I shall be most happy to go downtown with you if I should not be in the way.(要是不妨碍你们的话，我非常愿意和你们一起去市中心。)
He argued his case most persuasively(有说服力地).
Whatever happens,I shall most certainly attend the meeting.