plus de, plus que

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Why do we say

Je travaille plus de soixante heures par semaine.

and not Je travaille plus que soixante heures par semaine.

but we say

Il porte plus que trois kilos

and not Il porte plus de trois kilos

Thank you
  • Maître Capello

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    Hello ladyofshalott1 and welcome to the forums! :)

    This question has actually already been discussed in our forums. Let me refer you to an existing discussion: FR: plus de / plus que.

    This thread is therefore closed to prevent duplication. Please remember always to look for existing threads before opening a new one. See our posting guidelines.

    Thank you for your understanding.

    Maître Capello
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