Welcome to another Grammar class. You’re probably wondering what mistake we are referring to in today’s topic. So let’s go straight to the point.
It is very easy for us to make comparisons whether we are talking or writing. Look at this sentence carefully and see if you can identify anything.
My bag is stronger, bigger and cheaper.
Did you find anything?
What is your bag stronger, bigger or cheaper than? What are you comparing your bag to?
This is a grammatical error and it is called incomplete comparison. When you are comparing something to another make sure your readers know what you are comparing it to.
For example the above sentence would be correct if you say
My bag is stronger, bigger and cheaper than Sola’s bag.
Now you see the difference. We hope you don’t repeat the mistake.