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For each of the following sentences, write the elliptical clause. Next to it, write out the full adverb clause, adding the understood words.

1). The Dead Sea in Israel has a lower elevation than Death Valley in California.
2). I enjoy Jerusalem more than Tel Aviv.
3). Israel's population is larger than Ireland's.
4). Israel's history is as interesting as ours.
5). I have spent more time in Israel than in Lebanon.

I am unsure of the directions as well as the answers to these problems. Can someone help me?

  • Grammar -

    An elliptical clause has some words left out. I'll underline the elliptical clause.

    1). The Dead Sea in Israel has a lower elevation than Death Valley in California does.

    2). I enjoy Jerusalem more than I do Tel Aviv.

    Study this site and try the others.

    http://www.english-grammar-revolution.com/adverb-clause.html

    I'll be glad to check your answers.

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