Comparative estimates dengan multiple numbers

Comparative estimates dengan multiple numbers –Setelah sebelumnya membandingkan dua benda atau lebih untuk mengetahui kemiripan (similarity) dan perbedaan (difference), maka selanjutnya pembahasan mengenai perbandingan yang diestimasikan (comparative estimates) dengan memanfaatkan multiple numbers. Apa itu multiple numbers?
Berikut ini contoh multiple numbers:
Half(setengah)
Twice(dua kali)
Three times(tiga kali)
Four times(empat kali)
Five times(lima kali)
Ten times etc. (sepuluh kali)
 multiple as muchmany as Fresh fruits costs Three times as as much as canned fruits I just have twice as many as you want
Masih ingatkan penggunaan many dan much? Many untuk kata benda yang dapat dihitung (countable noun), sedangkan muchuntuk kata benda yang tidak dapat dihitung (uncountable noun) (lihat: Kata benda Nouns)
Catatan: jangan menggunakan ‘so’ setelah multiple number, jangan menggunakan ‘more than’ selain ‘as many as’ dan ‘as much as’, dan jangan menggunakan multiple number setelah as much dan as many.
Contoh dalam kalimat:
Incorrect: This ring is pretty, but it costs twice more than the other one.
Correct   : This ring is pretty, but it costs twice as much as the other one.
Incorrect: Those Apples are three times as many these grapes.
Correct   : Those Apples are three times as many these grapes
Incorrect: The rent of this apartment is only half so much as you pay here.
Correct   : The rent of this apartment is only half as much as you pay here