A comparison of Adjective

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A comparison of Adjectives

You will discover three kinds of comparison:

- positive

-- comparative

-- superlative

A - Comparability with -er/-est

clean -- cleaner - (the) cleanest

We all use -er/-est with the subsequent adjectives:

1) Adjectives with one syllable

positive| comparative| superlative

clean| cleaner| clearest

new| newer| newest

cheap| cheaper| most affordable

2) Adjectives with two syllables as well as the following endings:

2 -- 1) Adjectives with two syllables, ending in -y

positive| comparative| superlative

dirty| dirtier| dirtiest

easy| easier| easiest

happy| happier| happiest

pretty| prettier| prettiest

2 - 2) Adjectives with two syllables, ending in -er

positive| comparative| excellent

clever| cleverer| cleverest

a couple of - 3) Adjectives with two syllables, ending in -le

positive| comparative| excellent

simple| simpler| simplest

2 - 4) Adjectives with two syllables, ending in -ow

positive| comparative| superlative

narrow| narrower| narrowest

3) Spelling of the adjectives making use of the endings -er/-est

positive| comparative| superlative| brief review

large| larger| largest| leave out the muted -e

big| bigger| biggest| Double the consonant after short vowel| sad| sadder| saddest|

dirty| dirtier| dirtiest| Transform -y to -i (consonant before -y)| shy| shyer| shyest| Right here -y can be not changed to -i.

(although consonant ahead of -y)

M - Assessment with more -- most

positive| comparative| outstanding

difficult| more difficult| (the) most difficult

almost all adjectives with more than one syllable (except a lot of adjectives with two syllables - see� 2 - 1 to 2 -- 4)

C - Abnormal adjectives

positive| comparative| superlative| comment

good| better| best| �

bad| worse| worst| �

much| more| most| uncountable subjective

many| more| most| countable nouns

little| less| least| �

little| smaller| smallest| �

M -...

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