Less A than B 是个很常用的句型，大体上可以相当于汉语中的“与其说是A不如说是B”，很多孩子往往会被句型绕进去。其实这种句型，大家把关注焦点放在than后面就可以了。Less后面的信息并不是很重要。
27. The passage indicate that star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry’s primary purpose in creating the series was to:
A. show how different life would be in the future.
B. promote the space program and the exploration of space
C. offer a lighthearted alternative to seriousentertainment.
D. comment on problems facing people in the present.
答案出处：官方指南P324 lines 41-42
As Gene Roddenberry often claimed, Star Trek was less about the future than the present.
官方Sample Test 1
3. It can reasonably be inferred from the passage that Reena's mother, as compared with Reena'sfather, was a :
A. more strict and much funnier parent.
B. more retiring and less authoritativeparent.
C. more forceful and effective parent.
D. less argumentative and more gentleparent.
答案出处：Reena’s mother, a small, dry, formidably black woman, was less a person to me than the abstract principle of force, power, energy. She was alternately strict and indulgent with Reena and, despite the inconsistency, surprisingly effective.