English Grammar - Adjectives - Comparisons

Comparative and superlative adjectives

FORMING THE COMPARATIVE AND SUPERLATIVE Using the comparative of adjectives in English is quite easy once you have understood the few simple...

Irregular comparatives and superlatives

IRREGULAR COMPARATIVES AND SUPERLATIVES These adjectives have completely irregular comparative and superlative forms: Adjective...

Superlatives

THE + SUPERLATIVE Rule 'the' is placed before the superlative: Examples He is the richest man in the world. That is the b...

Comparisons using THAN

COMPARATIVE + THAN To compare the difference between two people, things or events. Examples Mt. Everest is higher than Mt. Blanc. Th...

Comparisons using AS

AS + ADJECTIVE + AS Usage To compare people, places, events or things, when there is no difference, use as + adjective + as: Examples...

Negative comparisons using NOT AS

NOT AS + ADJECTIVE + AS Difference can also be shown by using not so/as ...as: Examples Mont Blanc is not as high as Mount Everest Nor...

Comparisons of quantities

COMPARISONS OF QUANTITY To show difference: To show difference we use more, less, fewer + than MORE + nouns that are countable or uncounta...

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