1. Better deny at once than
2. Man has not a greater enemy than
3. Better one suffer, than
a nation grieve.
4. The heart sees further than
5. Nothing worse than
a familiar enemy.
6. One honest word is better than
7. Imagination is sometimes more vivid than
8. Many heads are better than
9. A good name is easier lost than
10. Better good neighbours near than
relations far away.
11. False friends are worse than
12. A tattler is worse than
13. Poor without debt is better than
14. Better an empty purse than
an empty head.
15. A good name is earlier lost than
16. Words cut (or hurt) more than
17. A good fame is better than
a good face.
18. Ill air slays sooner than
19. Better die with honour than
live with shame.
20. Better spare at brim than
21. A chain is no stronger than
its weakest lining.
22. A living dog is better than
a dead lion.
23. The pen is mightier than
24. A barking dog is better than
a sleeping lion.
25. A clear fast is better than
a dirty breakfast.
26. It is better to be safe than
27. Better master one than
engage with ten.
28. Better wear out than
29. Better ask twice than
lose you way once.
30. You catch more flies with honey than
1. She had woken even earlier than usual.
2. Fairness, rather than efficiency, is the guiding principle.
3. He looks older than he is.
4. There is room for no more than three cars.
5. My car won't do/go more than 70 mph.
6. Women commit fewer crimes than men.
7. The descriptions of her were less than flattering.
8. The pain was almost more than he could bear.
9. She sounded more confident than she felt.
10. It's normally much warmer than this in July.
11. This one is a notch better than the other.
12. I think you'll find these more comfortable than those.
13. Wholemeal bread is more nutritious than white bread.
14. We came by a longer route than usual.
15. She is decorative, larger than life, a terrific glamourpuss.
16. It'll take me longer than ten minutes.
17. The boy is more diligent than anybody else.
18. The male birds are more colourful than the females.
19. January's sales were slightly better than average.
20. He needed a sounding board rather than thinking alone.
21. We'll be there in less than no time .
22. The poor child looks more dead than alive.
23. Food production is still increasing faster than demand.
24. Everybody liked him but none more than I.
25. They opted for rescheduling rather than outright cancellation.
26. His spelling is better than his brother's.
27. Her symptoms are more psychological than physical .
28. The violence was worse than we expected.
29. The party's policies were based on prejudice rather than on any coherent ideology.
30. This school is infinitely better than the last one I went to.