comparative adjectives in english

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Just the basic rules for elementary level

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Comparative adjectives : 

Comparative adjectives

one-syllable adjectives : 

one-syllable adjectives adjective cold small tall comparative of superiority colder smaller taller = + -er

adjectives that end in e : 

adjectives that end in e nice safe nicer safer = + -r logical: ‘ e ‘ is there already! adjective comparative of superiority

adjectives that endin CVC : 

adjectives that endin CVC examples big fat hot comparative form bigger fatter hotter = CV CC+ -er Consonant – Vowel - Consonant What do these adjectives have in common?

adjectives with 2 syllablesthat end in -y : 

adjectives with 2 syllablesthat end in -y examples early happy crazy comparative form earlier happier crazier -y -y -i + -er

2 syllables adjectives without –yor 3 syllables and more : 

2 syllables adjectives without –yor 3 syllables and more adjective expensive difficult comfortable comparative of superiority more expensive more difficult more comfortable more + adj

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