Comparative or Superlative?

Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

Comparatives: 2 things. Superlatives: 3+ things.

Comparative: To compare 2 things.

Comparative or Superlative

  • The boy is taller than the girl.
  • The girl is shorter than the boy.
  • The boy is older than the girl.
  • The girl has longer hair than the boy.

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Superlative: To compare 3 or more things.

Comparative Superlative

  • The brush on the left is the biggest.
  • The brush on the right is the smallest.

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Now take the quiz to test your understanding of comparative and superlative adjectives:

Quiz: Comparative or Superlative?

Choose the correct adjective to complete the sentence - comparative or superlative.
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