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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #44392: Superlative + and adjective
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    Superlative + and adjective

     Short adjectives:

    They have one syllable, or two syllables and they end with-y.

    small ...the smallest

    big.....the biggest

    happy...the happiest


     Long adjectives:

    Most of them have two syllables (except when they end with -y)

    or three syllables, even more.

    pleasant - modern

    intelligent ...the most intelligent

    beautiful...the most beautiful


     Irregular superlatives:

    good...the best

    bad...the worst

    far...the farthest / the furthest


     Some adjectives can be used with -est or -the most

    clever : the cleverest/ the most clever

    quiet : the quietest/ the most quiet


     Some adjectives can be used only with -the most

    jealous/ the most jealous

    bored/ the most bored

    boring/ the most boring


    Exercise: Complete the sentences with the right superlative.



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    1. Peter is the (intelligent) pupil in the school.

    2. The Grand Canyon is the (long) canyon in the world,

    3. but the (deep) is Hell's Canyon.

    4. John Wayne was the (famous) cowboy in Hollywood.

    5. Marie is the (tall) girl in the town.

    6. I am the (good) pupil in the class.

    7. He is the (bad) pupil in the school.

    8. He is the (fast) boy in the world.

    9. This dog is the (nice) in the country.

    10. You are the (funny) boy in the world.

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