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De plus en plus and de moins en moins = more and more and less and less (comparisons with adjectives, adverbs, verbs)

Look at these examples:

Ce travail est de plus en plus intéressant.This work is more and more interesting.

Les ordinateurs deviennent de moins en moins chers.Computers are becoming less and less expensive.

Mon portable se recharge de plus en plus lentement avec le temps.My mobile charges more and more slowly over time.

Nous y allons de moins en moins souvent.We go there less and less often.

Jacques mange de plus en plus avec le temps.Jacques eats more and more as time goes by.

Ma grand-mère sort de moins en moins.My grandmother goes out less and less.

Note that to use more and more and less and less in French, it goes as follows:

English French

more and more [adjective]

[adjective]-er and [adjective]-er

de plus en plus [adjectif] 

less and less [adjective]

de moins en moins [adjectif]

more and more [adverb]

less and less [adverb]

de plus en plus [adverbe]

de moins en moins [adverbe]

[verb] more and more

[verb] less and less

[verbe] de plus en plus

[verbe] de moins en moins 

Attention:

De plus en plus/De moins en moins (on their own)  cannot be placed at the beginning of the sentence, unlike in English:

More and more, I knew what I wanted. 
De plus en plus, je savais ce que je voulais.
-> Je savais de plus en plus ce que je voulais.

 

See also Better and better, worse and worse = de mieux en mieux, de pire en pire (comparisons)
Plus... plus..., moins... moins... = the more...the more..., the less...the less... (comparisons with phrases)
and De plus en plus de and de moins en moins de = more and more and less and less (comparisons of nouns)

 

Here are other Comparative structures:

Making comparisons with adjectives: plus... que, aussi... que, moins... que
Making comparisons with adverbs: plus... que, aussi... que, moins... que
Making comparisons with verbs: plus que, autant que, moins que
Making comparisons with nouns: plus de... que, moins de... que, autant de... que

And Superlative structures:

Le, la, les plus and le, la, les moins = the most and the least (superlatives of adjectives)
Le plus and le moins = the most and the least (superlative of adverbs)
Forming the superlative of adjectives in complex cases
Meilleur, mieux, pire / plus mauvais, plus mal = better, best, worse and worst (irregular comparatives and superlatives)

 

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Examples and resources

Jacques mange de plus en plus avec le temps.Jacques eats more and more as time goes by.
Nous y allons de moins en moins souvent.We go there less and less often.
Mon portable se recharge de plus en plus lentement avec le temps.My mobile charges more and more slowly over time.
Les ordinateurs deviennent de moins en moins chers.Computers are becoming less and less expensive.
Ce travail est de plus en plus intéressant.This work is more and more interesting.
Ma grand-mère sort de moins en moins.My grandmother goes out less and less.
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