As...as We use as + adjective + as to make comparisons between the things which are equal: Sarah is as pretty as her sister. You have to pack it as carefully as you can. It’s fragile. We worked as hard as we could. Not as … as We use not as … as to … Continue reading Comparison of Adjectives with as … as, not as … as, etc.
Click on this link to download the exercises for this grammar unit Superlative is the highest degree of comparison and it is used to compare one thing with more than one thing: This is the largest house in the neighbourhood. They used the finest silk to make the scarf. That hotel is the most expensive … Continue reading Comparison of Adjectives and Adverbs – Superlative
Comparatives are used to compare two or more things. Look at these sentences: I’ll buy this jacket. It’s warmer. Don’t take that sweater. It’s more expensive. After comparatives we use than: It’s cheaper to go by train than to go by taxi. It’s more comfortable to stay in a hotel than in a tent. If … Continue reading Comparison of Adjectives and Adverbs – Comparatives
Adjectives are words that describe nouns. They have the same form in both singular and plural. What a rainy day! These are friendly dogs. Adjectives can be formed from two or more words: This is Peter’s five-year-old son. Attributive adjectives normally come before a noun: Fay likes tasty food and quiet restaurants. Predicative adjectives are … Continue reading Adjectives