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    Smile It's biggest VS It's the biggest

    Which is correct? or Are they all correct??
    I've learned that the article 'the' has to come before superlative adjectives
    I wonder if it is possible and grammatically correct to omit the word 'the' before superlative adjectives

    1) The watermelon is biggest
    2) The watermelon is the biggest.
    3) The watermelon is the biggest of the three things

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    Re: It's biggest VS It's the biggest

    1) The watermelon is biggest.
    2) The watermelon is the biggest (of ...). ellipsis
    3) The watermelon is the biggest of the three things.

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    Re: It's biggest VS It's the biggest

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Which is correct? or Are they all correct??
    I've learned that the article 'the' has to come before superlative adjectives
    I wonder if it is possible and grammatically correct to omit the word 'the' before superlative adjectives

    1) The watermelon is biggest
    2) The watermelon is the biggest.
    3) The watermelon is the biggest of the three things
    Using a superlative form without a definite article 'The' seems weird.

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