more than 的用法（北京四中网校－〉名师答疑－〉高三－〉
more than 的用法
1. more than后面跟名词，意为“不只是，不仅仅是”。例如：（1）Hibernation is more than sleep. 冬眠不只是睡觉。（2）Kate was more than a teacher. She also did what she could to take care of her pupils. 凯特不仅仅是位教师，她还尽其所能照顾她的学生。
2. more than与数词连用，意思是“多于，大于，超过”。例如：（1）I have known him for more than twenty years. 我认识他已超过二十年了。（2）More than ten policemen turned up at the spot where the accident happened. 十多位警察出现在出事地点。
3. more than与形容词和分词连用，表示“非常、十分”。例如：（1）They were more than happy to see us come back from the expedition. 看到我们远征而归，他们异常高兴。（2）I was more than surprised to see the lion standing at the body.
看到那头狮子站在尸体旁边，我非常惊讶。4. more than
与动词连用，对动词起着加强语气的作用。例如：（1）Repeated advertising will more than increase product sales. 多次做广告意味着增加产品的销售。（2）His
progress in English learning more than encouraged him to learn the subject well. 在英语学习方面的进步激励他学好这门课程。5. more than和含有情态动词的句子连用，有否定意义，表示“是……难以……”或“超过了……所能”之义。例如：（1）The beauty of the mountainous country is more than I can describe. 我难以描述那个山村的美丽。（2）This problem is more than a child like Jack can settle. 这一问题超出了像杰克这样的小孩的解决能力。6. no more than意思是“仅仅，不过，只是”。例如：（1）All his education added up to no more than one year. 他接受的所有的学校教育只有一年。（2）Their new flat has no more than 60 square metres. 他们的新居只有60平方米。7. not more than表示“至多，不超过”，例如：Lying on the ground was a peasant boy of not more than seventeen. 躺在地上的那个农家男孩最多十七岁。