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SUPERLATIVES AND COMPARATIVES
We use a superlative to say that a thing or person is the most of a group
Superlative:add –st, If the one-syllable adjective ends with an e.
Add –est to adjectives that end in consonant-vowel-consonant and double the last consonant.
1 Superlative: addi -est.
For compares three or more things, the superlative form of the adjective is used.
When we use a superlative adjective before the noun, we generally use it with 'the'.
we don't use 'the' when there is a possessive superlative.
Adjectives with Three or More Syllables
Add most to adjectives that has 3 or more syllables.
Form Superlative Two-syllable
If the two-syllable adjectives ends with –y, change the y to i and add –est for the superlative form
Two-syllable adjectives ending in –er, –le, or –ow take –est to form the superlative forms.
With most two-syllable adjectives, you form the superlative with most.
The two basic ways to compare are using as .. as or than.
Comparative is the name for the grammar used when comparing two things.
When comparing with as .. as, the adjective does not change.
2-syllable adjectives ending in -y: change the -y to -ier
Other 2-syllable adjectives: use more with the unchanged adjective
1-syllable adjectives: add -er to the adjective
Adjectives with 3 or more syllables: use more with the unchanged adjective
Structure: Noun (subject) + verb + comparative adjective + than + noun (object).
The very common adjectives have completely irregular comparative and superlative forms.