There was a sentence in the lesson:
Dime cuál te gusta más.
Tell me which one you like the most.
Wouldn't this translate to
Tell me which one you like more. ?
How would you say the correct sentences in Spanish to translate more and the most?
Also, why do speakers of Spanish have a difficult time when learning the comparative and superlative forms in English? It's like they don't realize they exist in Spanish too.
For both meanings: "Tell me which one you like the most." and "Tell me which one you like more.", in Spanish we use the same:
We don't use the article here (el más, la más, lo más), just más.
It'd be different if we had an adjective and we had this kind of of sentence:
Yo prefiero el más oscuro.
I prefer the darkest one.
I imagine this was what you were wondering about?
We, Spanish speakers, find the comparatives and superlatives a bit tricky too in the beginning because the structures are not exactly the same. For example, in English you use a suffix that we don't use at all, e.g "he is better than me" or "she is the tallest".
Thank you, Inma !
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