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Comparative Adjectives (Superiority)

The winter is colder


than the summer.
cold - colder
The green hat is
-er is added to the end of a small - smaller smaller than the yellow
1-syllable adjective hat.
tall - taller
Most basketball players
are taller than me.
I came home earlier
-er is added to the end of than my sister.
an adjective with 2 early - earlier
syllables, if the word ends I am happier now than
happy - happier
in -y. Adjectives that end in a year ago.
y change the -y to i and crazy - crazier
add -er My friend is crazier
than me.
Policemen are more
honest - more
"More" is used for honest than criminals.
honest
adjectives that have 2
syllables, if the word Our generation is more
modern - more
doesn't end in -y modern than our
modern
parents generation.
My car is more
expensive than my
expensive - more
sister's car.
expensive
"More" is used for This chair is more
comfortable -
adjectives that have 3 or comfortable than the
more comfortable
more syllables green chair.
difficult- more
The last test was more
difficult
difficult than the test
today.
The beach is nicer
Adjectives that end in e: nice - nicer than that park.
only -r is added to the end of
the adjective safe - safer Airplanes are safer
than cars.
My house is bigger
Adjectives that end in a than my sisters
big -bigger
consonant+vowel+consonant house.
- the last consonant is
hot -hotter
doubled The summer is hotter
than the winter.

THE FOLLOWING ADJECTIVES HAVE IRREGULAR COMPARATIVE FORMS:

good better

bad worse