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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #124197: Comparative of superiority
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    Comparative of superiority


    Comparative adjectives:
    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

    Examples: 
    ◼️ 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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    1. My house is (far) from school than yours.

    2. This bottle is (empty) that one.

    3. Your father is two years (old) I am.

    4. This blue book is (expensive) the yellow one.

    5. Sam is (rich) my uncle.

    6. Diamonds are (valuable) emeralds.

    7. He got (happy) when he found out he had passed the exam.

    8. The street where I live is much (narrow) yours.

    9. My computer is (powerful) my friend's.

    10. I think London is (interesting) Oxford.

    11. The North of Spain is (wet) the South.

    12. Comedy movies are okay, but I think that action movies are (good).









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