Comparative adjectives compare two things. Superlative adjectives compare more than two things
Commonly, adjectives that contain only one syllable or end in 'y' use 'er' to form comparatives and 'est' to form superlatives. For adjectives ending in y, change the 'y' to 'i' before adding the 'er' or 'est'.
Adjectives with two or more syllables do not change but instead add more to form comparatives and most to form superlatives.
Some adjectives have different forms of comparatives and superlatives.
The word than typically appears in comparative sentences.
Superlatives are typically accompanied by the word the.
Q. Write the appropriate comparative or superlative form of the word cold in each blank.
(i) Yesterday was a cold day. Today is ____ than yesterday. Tomorrow will be the ____ day yet.
(ii) Which of the following sentences is incorrect?
(a) Mary is shorter than Jane.
(b) The moon is more closer to the earth than the sun.
(c) I have the best score on the exam.
(iii) Fill in the blanks.
(i) My friend has a pretty purse, but I have a ____ one.
(ii) The ____ weather is yet to come!
(iii) Today's sunshine is ____ beautiful than yesterday's.
(i) prettier, (ii) best, (iii) more