Presuppositional Forms: Comparatives & Comparative “as” – Today, when someone presents a simple outcome or limitation (using few enough words that it can be presupposed in a longer sentence. Ex. “being confident” or “making more money”), use the following presuppositional form to presuppose the outcome or to change the limitation into a resource.
Comparatives: -er, more, less
“Do you want to become more confident?”
“So you want to make even more money that you do now?”
Comparative “as”: …as X as…
“I wonder if anyone else there will be as confident as you.”
“What will it be like when you learn to make as much money as you can?”