Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    hugomlazaro is offline Newbie
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • Brazilian Portuguese
      • Home Country:
      • Brazil
      • Current Location:
      • Brazil
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Posts
    11

    Superlatives

    would like a better explanation on the superlative, when should I use "most" and when not I use.

  2. #2
    probus's Avatar
    probus is offline Moderator
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Retired English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • Canada
      • Current Location:
      • Canada
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Posts
    5,831

    Re: Superlatives

    Adjectives of a single syllable usually form the comparative and superlative by means of suffixes; for example: quick, quicker, quickest.

    Adjectives of more than one syllable usually form the comparative and superlative by means of more and most; for example, convenient, more convenient, most convenient.

    There are however many exceptions to this rule, and you have to learn them one by one.
    Last edited by probus; 24-Jan-2013 at 07:10. Reason: correct typo

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •