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    Comparative and superlative forms of "evil", "ill"

    Hello!
    I'd like to know, am I right in my supposition that this pattern is true?
    Bad / evil / ill - worse - worst
    Or it is more natural to use general forms like er/est and more/most with this words?
    I hope you will help me.
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    Re: Comparative and superlative forms of "evil", "ill"

    I'm not quite sure what your question is. Here are the adjective, comparative and superlative forms of your three adjectives.

    Bad - worse - worst
    Evil - more evil - most evil
    Ill - Iller - Illest
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Comparative and superlative forms of "evil", "ill"

    I meant that all three words Bad / evil / ill have the same comparative and superlative forms - worse and worst.
    Thank you for your explanation.

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    #4

    Re: Comparative and superlative forms of "evil", "ill"

    No. They each have their own different meaning.

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    Re: Comparative and superlative forms of "evil", "ill"

    Quote Originally Posted by Little man View Post
    I meant that all three words Bad / evil / ill have the same comparative and superlative forms - worse and worst.
    Thank you for your explanation.
    No, they do not. As I showed in post #2, they have their own comparatives and superlatives.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Comparative and superlative forms of "evil", "ill"

    I would say 'worse/worst' or 'more/most ill' rather than 'iller/illest'.

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