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Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #103155: Comparatives
A) Comparative of Superiority (+):
*If the adjective is short (1 or 2 syllables)
Example: He is older than his brother.
*If the adjective is long (more than 2 syllables)
Example: He is more intelligent than his brother.
B) Comparative of Inferiority (-):
Example: He is less intelligent than his brother.
C) Comparative of Equality (=):
He is as intelligent as his brother.
He is as strong as his brother.
N.B.: There are irregular Comparatives of Superiority:
Examples: -My chocolate is better than yours. -Your chocolate is worse than mine.
Exercise: complete the sentences; mind the signs +/-/=
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