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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #124732: Prepositions following superlatives
    > Other English exercises on the same topics: | Comparisons | Prepositions [Change theme]
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    Prepositions following superlatives


    In the following lessons and exercises: test and test, we have worked on prepositions. In today's lesson, we'll study the use of prepositions after superlatives. 

     

    1) SUPERLATIVE + preposition: in most cases : 

    ➡️  OF  is used: 

    -  the best moment of the film.

    -  the biggest mistake of my life.

    -  the best film of the year.

    the best painter of the century.

     

     

    2) SUPERLATIVE + IN : 

    ➡️ in front of a noun in the singular, representing a place: 

    - The best beer in the world



    ➡️
     in front of a noun in the singular, representing a group of people:

    - the most learned one in the family

     

     "... the richest person on earth!" but "the richest man in the world!" 

     
     

     

    There you are! That was quick... and easy, wasn't it? Now, I'm sure you'll pass the test with Flying Colours! Go for it! 

     



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