The inflected form is more likely for monosyllabic words; and is more likely for native items rather than later loan-words like agile or modern. I bought this vase for as little as ten dollars. Он чувствовал себя хуже вчера. Adverbs: Regular Comparative Number of Syllables fast faster 1 quickly more quickly 2 sadly more sadly 2 thoughtfully more thoughtfully 3 politely more politely 3 Examples: We finished our project faster than they finished theirs. For example: Try an easier exercise.
This is the worst day of my live. Mike's father is taller than Mike. In addition, they may have the word more or less preceding them. The usual practice is to choose another adjective, for example 'You see that little black kitten there, and the ginger one that's even smaller. Моя собака — самая умная собака во всём мире. Примеры: Лора более упрямая, чем Рита. Сравнительная степень наречий употребляется шире, чем превосходная степень.
Two-syllable adjectives ending in —er, -le, or —ow take — er for comparative form and —est to for the superlative form. The comparative and superlative forms can be simple bigger, biggest or compound more attentive, most attentive. This ring is not as expensive as that one. Она счастливее всего, когда она наедине со своими книгами. Generally words with two or more syllables follow this format. This phenomenon is not as unique as you think. All of us are bad singers, but I sing the worst of all.
Самое трудное задание будет обсуждаться завтра. Она самая хорошенькая из его трёх дочерей. She was more afraid to stay than to leave. Джина более внимательна, чем Элла. В новой гостинице можно разместить до тысячи человек. She pays half as much for water and electricity as I do. Джина более внимательная из этих двух девочек.
Do not go farther than that tree. Parallel Structure Required The comparisons must make sense. The group that is being compared with can be omitted if it is clear from the context final example below. Example: Incorrect: He was the most unique president we had. If he doesn't want to obey the rules, so much the worse for him.
Последнее упражнение наименее трудное из четырёх упражнений. Она очень, очень красивая женщина. Make sure that the items being compared are truly comparable. For example: It was very warm yesterday. Their car is three times as large as our car. In time, English moved to the French way of comparison adding words came to be used, and since then there has been a mix.
In many cases, both forms are used, although one usage will be more common than the other. They are used in sentences where a subject is compared to a group of objects. This is the best school in the city. Yesterday was a cold day. They cannot show a greater or lesser amount, so they can only have one form.
Этот фильм намного смешнее всех других, которые я видел в последнее время. They both modify another word and they both can show degrees of comparison. Его брат обращался с ним плохо. The highest mountain in Europe is Mt. We make the juciest orange juice that is the tastiest. Her bag is five times as heavy as your bag. Comparing one computer to another.
She has fewer books than he does. Correct: She gets lots of benefits because she's been here longer. The book that I wanted to buy turned out to be much more expensive than I thought. Она несомненно наиболее квалифицированный менеджер в нашей компании. But it is also possible to compare the qualities of one and the same person or thing. His health is becoming worse.
Many companies sustained losses during that period, but small companies got the worst of it. Превосходная степень: brightest самый яркий ; most important самый важный. The 'rules' can only describe tendencies. Его дом дальше по этой улице. Более отдаленный предмет кажется меньше по размерам, чем более близкий предмет.