Ser vs. Estar with Comparative Adjectives

JosephC1Kwiziq community member

Ser vs. Estar with Comparative Adjectives

If something is currently better now, but may change, why don't I use estar?  For example, el tiempo está mejor ahora.

In a writing exercise (a day outside), it told me to use es.

Asked 1 year ago
InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Joseph

I checked the writing challenge and what is said about the weather. In general, if you are referring to the weather getting better, you can definitely use "el tiempo está mejor", but in this challenge, it is referring to what the weather is like in general in spring:

Con la llegada de la primavera

vamos a organizar muchas excursiones

ya que el tiempo es mejor

y los días son más largos.

It's not really saying that "now" that it is spring, the weather "got" better; it is describing the weather everytime spring comes, a general description. 

I hope this clarified it.

Saludos

Inma

Ser vs. Estar with Comparative Adjectives

If something is currently better now, but may change, why don't I use estar?  For example, el tiempo está mejor ahora.

In a writing exercise (a day outside), it told me to use es.

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