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JLPT N2 Grammar: にくらべて (に比べて)ni kurabete (ni kurabete)

にくらべて (に比べて)ni kurabete (ni kurabete)

Meaning: compared to~; in comparison to~

How to use the: Noun + に比べて/ に比べると/ に比べれば/ に比べ

Explain:
Express different degrees from … taken as standard

Example sentences:
1, 例年に比べて今年は野菜の出来がいい。
Reinen ni kurabete kotoshi wa yasai no deki ga ī.
Compared to every year, this year the harvest of good vegetables

2, 東京に比べると大阪の方が物価が安い。
Tōkyō ni kuraberuto Ōsaka no kata ga bukka ga yasui.
Compared to Tokyo, then Osaka is cheaper

3, 男性に比べて女性の方が柔軟性がある。
Dansei ni kurabete josei no kata ga jūnansei ga aru.
Compared to men, women have a softer nature

4, きのうにくらべて、きょうはすこしさむいね。
kinou ni kurabete, kyou wa sukoshi samui ne.
It’s a bit cold today compared to yesterday.

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