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  1. #1
    missionasker is offline Newbie
    Join Date
    Feb 2008

    Correct: most/best/happy

    I wrote this sentence below and I was told there is something wrong with it:

    They are the best happy couple that I have ever known

    I wonder if it is OK to use "the best happy couple" here!? Pls help.


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    Anglika is offline No Longer With Us
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    Oct 2006

    Re: Correct: most/best/happy

    No. Comparatives are not formed with "best", which in itself is a superlative [good/better/best].

    Either "They are the happiest couple" or "They are the most happy couple".

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