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    Regarding comparative and superlative degree which of the following is correct ?

    Let us suppose that there are two sisters.
    One is Samantha and the other is Suzy.
    Given that Suzy is fairer.

    then
    which of the following is correct and in how many more correct ways it can be expressed?

    1:-Suzy is fairer of the two sisters.
    2:-Suzy is fairer that her sister.
    3:-Suzy is more fair than her sister.


    Now suppose that there are three sisters Samantha ,Suzy and Megan.
    Now if Megan is the fairest then ,
    which of the following is correct and in how many more correct ways it can be expressed?

    1:-Megan is fairest of all her sisters.
    2:-Megan is the fairest of all her sisters.
    3:-Megan is the fairest of all the three sisters.

    4:-Megan is fairer than all sisters.
    5:-Megan is fairer than all the sisters.

    5:-Megan is fairer than all other sisters.
    6:-Megan is fairer than all the other sisters.

    6:-Megan is fairer than all her sisters.
    7:-Megan is fairer than all her other sisters.

    8:-Megan is fairer than any of her sisters.
    9:-Megan is fairer than any other of her sisters.
    10:-Megan is fairer than any of her other sisters.
    11:-Megan is fairer than any other sister.

    I will be thankful for your detailed reply regarding the question and if you could explain why a specific option is wrong ,It will be very much helpful.

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    #2

    Re: Regarding comparative and superlative degree which of the following is correct ?

    Is this a homework assignment?

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    Re: Regarding comparative and superlative degree which of the following is correct ?

    Dear sir,

    I am not in a school or class related to English.
    I just frame the questions in such a way that I can use the answers to find a logical explanation and derive a general case myself. :)

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