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Comparative of superiority
Comparative adjectives are used in order to compare between two objects or two individuals.
➡️ Short adjectives:
we add -er to a short adjective.(Short adjective) + -er + than
◼️ My sister is shorter than me. (Adjective + ER THAN)
◼️ Warm ===> warmer◼️ Young ===> younger.
When the adjective ends with a consonant preceded by a vowel, we double the last consonant.Ex : Big ==>Bigger
➡️ Long adjectives:
We add more when using long adjectives. More + (long adjective) + than
Example: Lydia is more intelligent than Sam. Exciting ==> more exciting. Expensive ==> more expensive
When the adjective ends in y, the y turns into i.
Examples: : Easy ===>easier Heavy ===>heavier
➡️ Irregular comparative forms:
The exceptions: bad ==> worse.
good => better,
far => farther/further (different meanings test),
little ==> less. much ==> more / many
Exercise: Find the comparative form. Don't forget "than".
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