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Making Sense of Grammar
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The negative of comparison may be formed by placing 不bù before 比bǐ:

这辆车不比那辆新。

Zhè liàng chē bú bǐ nà liàng xīn 。

This car is no(t) newer than that one.

这个电视节目不比那个有意思。

Zhè gè diàn shì jiē mù bú bǐ nà gè yǒu yì sī 。

This television programme is no(t) more interesting than that one.

[1] Yip, P. C., Rimmington, D., Xiaoming, Z., & Henson, R. (2009). Basic Chinese: a grammar and workbook. Taylor & Francis.
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