Can you use an adjective to make a comparison?

Can you use an adjective to make a comparison?

There are some rules to help you make comparisons in English. 1 If the adjective (describing word) is one syllable, you can add -er. For example, small – smaller; big – bigger; nice – nicer. 2 If the adjective has two syllables, but ends in -y, you can change the end to -ier.

How many comparisons of adjectives are there?

There are three forms of comparison: positive. comparative. superlative.

What is comparison of adjectives and adverbs?

We use the comparative form of an adjective or adverb to compare two people or things. To form a comparative, you’ll need to use an -er ending or the word more. We use the superlative form of an adjective or adverb to compare more than two people or things.

What is the correct form of adjectives?

Adjectives have three forms: positive, comparative, and superlative. The simplest form of the adjective is its positive form. When two objects or persons are being compared, the comparative form of the adjective is used. When three or more things are being compared, we use the adjective’s superlative form.

What is the comparative adjective of good?

better best
How to form comparative and superlative adjectives

good better best
bad worse worst
far farther/further farthest/furthest

What’s a superlative adjective example?

As an adjective, superlative is used to mean something is the best or highest of its kind, surpasses all others, or is excellent. For example, a superlative cheeseburger would be a cheeseburger that is extremely delicious or is very high quality. Superlative is also used as a noun, which we will explore more later.

What is superlative adjective examples?

Superlative examples that add -est include:

  • big – biggest.
  • black – blackest.
  • bold – boldest.
  • brave – bravest.
  • bright – brightest.
  • cheap – cheapest.
  • clean – cleanest.
  • clever – cleverest.

What is Big Bigger Biggest called?

Adjectives often have three forms: the positive (big), the comparative (bigger), and the superlative (biggest).