Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    arjitsharma is offline Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • Hindi
      • Home Country:
      • India
      • Current Location:
      • India
    Join Date
    Aug 2014
    Posts
    242

    omission of the article in superlatives.

    I would like to know why in most questions the definite is not used with superlative. please! explain in detail.

  2. #2
    Rover_KE is offline Moderator
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Retired English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • England
      • Current Location:
      • England
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    32,175

    Re: omission of the article in superlatives.

    If you mean 'What is the highest mountain in the world?' the definite article is commonly used with superlative adjectives.

Posting Permissions

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