FORMING THE COMPARATIVE AND SUPERLATIVE
Using the comparative of adjectives in English is quite easy once you have understood the few simple rule...
IRREGULAR COMPARATIVES AND SUPERLATIVES
These adjectives have completely irregular comparative and superlative forms:
THE + SUPERLATIVE
Superlative adjectives are used to describe an object which is at the upper or lower limit of a quality (the tallest, the...
COMPARATIVE + THAN
To compare the difference between two people, things or events.
Mt. Everest is higher than Mt. Blanc.
AS + ADJECTIVE/ADVERB + AS
As + much/many (+noun) + as
Peter is 24 years old. John is 24 years old. Peter is...
NOT AS + ADJECTIVE + AS
not so/as + ... + as
Mont Blanc is not as high as Mount Everest
Norway is not as s...
COMPARISONS OF QUANTITY
To show difference:
To show difference we use more, less, fewer + than
MORE + nouns that are countable or uncounta...