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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #73743: Superlative
    > Other English exercises on the same topics: Adjectives | Comparisons [Change theme]
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    Superlative


     Short adjectives

     1 syllable OR  2 syllables ending in -y

    old, small, fast, short, hot

    happy, easy, funny

     

    Superlative

    The + adjective + -est

    Examples:

    long, the longest

    deep, the deepest

     

    Warning!

    fat  (this adjective contains 1 syllable and ends in: consonant-vowel-consonant) > the fattest

    happy (this adjective ends in -y) > the happiest

     

     LONG adjectives

     2 syllables (NOT ending in -y)  +  all the other adjectives

    pleasant, modern

    beautiful, intelligent, expensive

     

    Superlative

    The + most + adjective

    Examples:

    interesting, the most interesting

     

     Warning!

    good, the best

    bad, the worst

    far, the farthest OR the furthest

     

     A few adjectives can accept both superlatives

    clever : the cleverest OR the most clever

    quiet: the quietest OR the most quiet

     

      Exercise:





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    1. I went to the cinema yesterday and I saw the (funny) film I had ever seen.

    2. This city is the (big) city in the world.

    3. Kate is the (good) pupil in the school, she is very clever.

    4. I have got a lot of friends you know, but the (nice) is Helen.

    5. All the pupils of that class are quite nice but Mike is the (talkative).

    6. This teacher's lessons are the (interesting) I have ever had.

    7. Molly always goes shopping on Saturdays and she buys her clothes in the (expensive) shops.

    8. Your dress is awful darling ! I guess it was the (cheap) in the shop.

    9. Come on children ! Who is the (tall) of you ?

    10. It was terrible! I have never seen such a film! it was the (boring) film I had ever seen!









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