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# Usual Vs is usual

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06 Dec 2003, 19:39
Usual Vs is usual ??

The white ball is larger than <usual/is usual> for this game.
Do provide some detail explanation as to when to use which one?
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09 Dec 2003, 04:31
I think USUAL is more appropriate. We modify an adjective LARGER, so we need another adjective USUAL. If we modify a noun BALL, in this case we need to change the sentence into:

The white ball is larger than is a usual one for this game.
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09 Dec 2003, 07:34
Correct.
09 Dec 2003, 07:34
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