Comparatives and Superlatives. Comparatives. Compare 2 things (nouns), with an adjective. These high heels are high ER THAN these high heels. Comparatives. Adjective + ER (short words) or MORE + adjective (long words)
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Compare 2 things (nouns), with an adjective.
These high heels are highER
THAN these high heels.
Adjective + ER (short words)
or MORE + adjective (long words)
We use THAN between the two nouns we are describing.
Example: I am olderthanyou.
Al Ain is more beautiful than Dubai.
New Mexico is colder than the UAE.
Talk about 1 thing (noun) over many others, using an adjective.
These high heels
IN my closet.
THE + adjective + EST (short words)
or THE MOST + adjective (long words)
We use IN at the end of the sentence to tell us what group we are talking about.
I am the tallest person in the classroom.
Al Ain is the most beautiful city in the UAE.
Canada is the coldest country in North America.