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comparison of adjectives

 

Positive Form

Use the positive form of the adjective if the comparison contains one of the following expressions:

as … as

Example: Jane is as tall as John.

not as … as / not so … as

Example: John is not as tall as Arnie.

Comparative Form and Superlative Form (-er/-est)

  • one-syllable adjectives (clean, new, cheap)
  • two-syllable adjectives ending in -y or -er (easy, happy, pretty, dirty, clever)
positive form comparative form superlative form
clean cleaner (the) cleanest

Exceptions in spelling when adding -er / -est

  • silent e is dropped

    Example: late-later-latest

  • final y after a consonant becomes i

    Example: easy-easier-easiest

  • final consonant after short, stressed vowel is doubled

    Example: hot-hotter-hottest

Comparative Form and Superlative Form (more/most)

  • adjectives of three or more syllables (and two-syllable adjectives not ending in -y/-er)
positive form comparative form superlative form
difficult more difficult most difficult

Comparative Form and Superlative Form (irregular comparisons)

positive for
m
comparative form superlative form
good better best
bad / ill worse worst
little (amount) less least
little (size) smaller smallest
much / many more most
far (place + time) further furthest
far (place) farther farthest
late (time) later latest
late (order) latter last
near (place) nearer nearest
near (order) - next
old (people and things) older oldest
old (people) elder eldest

Fill in the correct form of the words in brackets (comparative or superlative).

  1. My house is (big)  than yours.
  2. This flower is (beautiful)  than that one.
  3. This is the (interesting)  book I have ever read.
  4. Non-smokers usually live (long)  than smokers.
  5. Which is the (dangerous)  animal in the world?
  6. A holiday by the sea is (good)  than a holiday in the mountains.
  7. It is strange but often a coke is (expensive)  than a beer.
  8. Who is the (rich)  woman on earth?
  9. The weather this summer is even (bad)  than last summer.
  10. He was the (clever)  thief of all.




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