It would be good to have less pollution.如果污染更少的话就好了。
He spends less time on work than on play.他在工作上花的时间比在玩上面花的时间更少。
It is better to complete the task with less money.最好是用较少的钱就能完成任务。
The flaw in this vase makes it less valuable.这个花瓶因为有点缺陷，不那么值钱了。
Work more and dream less, you will be much happier.多做事少空想，这样你会愉快得多。
Malaria is less common in Britain.疟疾在英国较少见。
She found the job less and less attractive.她发觉那工作越来越缺乏吸引力。
There is less to do in this job than the last.这份工作没有上份工作量大。
It seems less of a threat than I’d expected.威胁性似乎比我预料的要小。
The firm has less money and fewer staff than last year.
He has less money than ever.
I received less money than the others did.
The doctor advises me to eat less meat.
Statistics show that people now drink less beer than they used to, and smoke fewer cigarettes.
I love the country, but I have less opportunity of seeing it.
He was reading hard and had less spare time
Less people go to church than before.
Less noise, please!
It cost less money than I expected.
The movie had less success than expected.
We got there in less than four hours.
Less people study Latin today than formerly.
Nothing in this shop is less than ￡10.
Let’s speak less and listen more.
I read much less now than I did at school.
With their children growing up, these mothers have become less involved with their families.
He was less known than his brother.
I hope the next train will be less crowded than this one.
I was less surprised as I had had this sort of experience.
Try and speak less indistinctly.
Tomatoes are everywhere in summer but less so in winter.
less多用来修饰不可数名词,但当名词前有数词或a few等修饰时,其后可接可数名词;在把时间、距离、金钱等短语看作是一个整体时, less可用来修饰可数名词;在有些短语中,说话人着眼于有关事物的大约的量,而不去细算精确的数额时, less可用来修饰可数名词;用在感叹句中, less后可接可数名词。
由no less than连接的两个成分,其强势总是落在前面一个。
much〔still〕 less短语多半用于否定结构,用于肯定结构时,则须改用much〔still〕 more。