Superlative

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Grammar Superlative
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Superlative
1 To compare 3 or more things
1.1 Blue whales are the biggest animals in the world
1.2 She is the smartest girl in our class
2 We add most with longer adj.
2.1 most expensive
2.2 most beautiful
2.3 most interesting
3 Spelling Rules
3.1 Add -est for regular short adj.
3.1.1 dark - darkest
3.1.2 cold - coldest
3.1.3 long - longest
3.2 For adjectives ending in consonant-vowel-consonant, double the final consonant
3.2.1 big - biggest
3.2.2 hot - hottest
3.2.3 thin - thinnest
3.3 Add -st for adj. ending in -e
3.3.1 nice - nicest
3.3.2 large - largest
3.3.3 fine - finest
3.4 Change the -y to -i for adj. ending in -y (after a consonant)
3.4.1 easy - easiest
3.4.2 happy - happiest
3.4.3 pretty - prettiest
4 We add -est to regular short adj.
4.1 hot - hottest
4.2 nice - nicest
4.3 happy - happiest
5 We usually use "the" before an adj.
5.1 He's the smartest student in the school
5.2 It's the quickest way to get to the station
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